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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Related observations Show all. In addition to its use as a general restorative, the rhizome is used internally in the treatment of a range of diseases including peptic ulcers, piles, gonorrhoea, leucorrhoea, asthma, jaundice, chronic nephritis, diarrhoea, lumbago and headache[ ].

Curculigo orchioides – Golden Eye Grass

Tell a friend about this flower! Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. Leaves sessile or petiolate x1.

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Periyar Tiger Reserve Hypoxidaceae Star Grass family Synonyms: Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons.

The rhizomes orchioieds the plants are used for the treatment of decline in strength, jaundice and asthma.

We are currently updating this section. QR Code What’s this? The forts on hilltops of the Sahyadri northern Western Ghats have seen a turbulent historical pas Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Curculigosaponins F and G increase the weight of the thymus[ ].

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In curculig, it is used in the treatment of peptic ulcers, piles, gonorrhoea, leucorrhea, asthma, jaundice, diarrhoea, lumbago, and headache. Right plant wrong place. Curculigo orchioides is an evergreen Perennial growing to 0.

A curculjgo tasting, mucilaginous herb, it is said to be adaptogenic, analeptic, androgenic, anticonvulsive, antiinflammatory, aphrodisiac, diuretic, emmenagogue, sedative, tonic and uterine tonic[ ]. Can include ecosystem services. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation.

Usually the dried slices are powdered, and small amounts of powder are mixed in a glass of milk with sugar or used to prepare a decoction for drinking[ ]. Plant species composition on two rock outcrops from the northern Western Ghats, Maharashtra, India Desc: Fruiting throughout the year.

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The rhizomes are washed, freed from roots, and sliced; the slices are dried in the shade[ ]. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. Wild edible plants of Hassan District, Karnataka: It has hardy leaves and curcuigo take shade: Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public.

All plant pages have their own unique code. Forests and open grassy slopes from near sea level to 1, metres in southern China[ ]. For more information about QR Codes click here. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon.


Star grass, Golden-eyed grass. Curculigosaponins C and F can promote the proliferation of spleen lymphocytes very significantly[ ].

Curculigo orchioides – Useful Tropical Plants

Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. The rhizomes may reach 30 cm x QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. Discovery of a new sub-population, mapping and updated Red List assessment of the Endangered Cycas bed User Group specific search curcluigo Title.

However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box.

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Please view the copyright link for more information. It is a stem-less perennial herb with a cluster of leaves from the roots that forms into a clump. Division of the rootstock[ ].

Curculivo ensifolia, Curculigo brevifolia, Hypoxis orchioides. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can.

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