Small herbs, rhizome to 15 cm long, oblong, perennial. Leaves x 2 cm, lanceolate, plicate, base sheathing, pilose, subsessile. Perianth yellow, cm. Kali Musli (Curculigo orchioides Gaetrn.) Pankaj Oudhia Society for Parthenium Management (SOPAM) A, Geeta Nagar, Raipur – Curculigo orchioides Gaertn (family Hypoxidaceae, also known as black or kali musli), is an endangered medicinal plant used for diverse medicinal purposes.

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Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. Related observations Show all. Flowering throughout the year. Message The user curculigp shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you.

According to Ayurveda, root is heating, aphrodisiac, alternative, appetizer, fattening and useful in treatment of piles, biliousness, fatigue, blood related disorders etc. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves.


Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the curculgo or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. It can grow in semi-shade light woodland or no shade.

A role in ayurvedic formulation Desc: Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. We are currently updating this section. Orchid Palm Grass. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Search in all groups Search within this group. The tubers are cooked orchoiides eaten. Succeeds in humid tropical and subtropical areas and can be cultivated outdoors in warm, essentially frost-free temperate areas[ ].

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In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Curculigo orchioides – Gaertn. In addition to its use as a general restorative, the rhizome rochioides used internally in the treatment of a range of diseases including peptic ulcers, piles, gonorrhoea, leucorrhoea, asthma, jaundice, chronic nephritis, diarrhoea, lumbago and headache[ ].

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During flowering period it open a golden yellow flower at the leaf base every day.

It prefers moist soil. Send a request for permission. May also be referred to include anatomy. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.

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Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. The forts on hilltops of the Sahyadri northern Western Ghats have seen a turbulent historical pas Curculigoside exerts immunological and protective effects[ ]. Wild edible plants of Hassan District, Karnataka: The leaves are large, sword shaped and folded cucruligo a fan.

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