Chlorophytum tuberosum is one of several species of Chlorophytum used in genus and is native to Africa, where the genus Chlorophytum is most diverse. Leaves x cm, ensiform, sheathing at base. Scape cm; flowers towards tip of spike, racemose. Bracts cm long, lanceolate. Flowers white. CHLOROPHYTUM TUBEROSUM (Roxb.) Family: Liliaceae Hindi: Safed musli Mundari: Kulaebo, Piri jadu, Piri tar Oraon: Oro arxa.

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Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Encyclopedia of Life EOL.

Stamens Stamens shorter than the tepals; filaments filiform, 5—6 mm. The central region is occupied by large pith mostly polygonal in shape [ Figure 3 ].

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A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. It is being sold in the market under the common name safed musali. Histochemical screening Histochemical screening showed the presence of starch, protein, fat, saponins, tannin, sugars and alkaloids [ Table 2 ].

Table 6 Phytochemical study of C. Description Chlorophytum tuberosum National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.


Chlorophytum tuberosum – Edible Chlorophytum

Trease and Evans Pharmacognosy; p. It was treated with respective reagent for the detection and localization of chemicals in the tissues as per the method of Krishnamurthy. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon Chlorophytum tuberosum is a herb usually growing up to cm tall.

Ministry of Health Manager Publications; Protein measurement with the Folin-Phenol reagent. Chlorophytum tuberosum Baker belongs to family Liliaceae. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. The Flowering Plants of the Sudan chloroophytum Pedicel Pedicels articulated in lower half to near the middle, up to 10 mm.

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A Text Book of Pharmacognosy; pp. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. These studies were carried out on pre-coated aluminum fluorescent plates E. The Wealth of India- A dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products; pp.


Support Center Support Center. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. The species Yuberosum, Bombax and Orchids are also known as safed musali in literature. Red Data Book of Indian Plants.

McGraw-Hill Book Co; The roots tuberosjm tuberous with ellipsoid tubers hanging from them, cm long and 1—1. Chlorophytum tuberosum is being monitored as part of the ‘IUCN Sampled Red List Index for Plants’, which aims to produce conservation assessments for a representative sample of the world’s plant species.

Leaves x Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta. Phytochemical evaluation Some roots were dried under the shade so as to avoid the decomposition of chemical constituents, powdered in a blender and finally stored in dry air tied containers for phytochemical screening.