Flora of the Nilgiris

Plants from Flora of Nilgiri Biosphere (Northern Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve)
Liliaceae
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Scilla hyacinthina (Roth) J.F. Macbr.

English Name : South Indian Squill
Irula Name : Kaatu vellai vengaya
Tamil Name : Narivengayam, Kattuvengayam
Hindi Name : Safed khus


Habit : A herb.

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Gloriosa superba L.

English Name : Glory Lily
Irula Name : Kannanopoo
Tamil Name : Kalaippaik kizhangu, Kannuvalik kodi
Hindi Name : Kalihari
Malayalam Name : Menthonni

Habit : A climbing herb.

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Asparagus racemosus Willd.

English Name : Spiny Asparagus
Irula Name : Neermuthi kangu
Tamil Name : Thaneervittaan kizhangu, Kadamoolam, Ammaikodi, Nili chedi
Hindi Name : Satavar
Malayalam Name : Shatavari

Habit : An armed vine.

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