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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Fleurs d’Afrique tropicale

McGraw-Hill Book Co; Effect of some Indian herbs on macrophase functions in Ochratoxin A treated mice. Baker appears in other Kew resources: In India the roots are dried and used as a popular tonic and aphrodisiac in Ayurvedic medicine.

The roots are tuberous with ellipsoid tubers hanging from them, cm long and 1—1. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.

Ash and percentage extractive content was measured by following the standard pharmacopoeial techniques. After this it was observed under ultraviolet light and it emits the color as shown in [ Table 5 ].


The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: Dinesh Valke under CC by 2. The powder was treated with nitrocellulose, 1 N sodium hydroxide, 1 N sodium tubsrosum in nitrocellulose and dried for 30 min.

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.

The quantity of proteins is higher than saponins and carbohydrates [ Table 7 tuebrosum. In order to ensure correct botanical standardization to remove the controversy, a detailed pharmacognostic study on tuberous roots of Chlorophytum has been carried out in this study.

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The Wealth of India- A dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products; pp. Flora of Presidency of Bombay; pp.

Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Glossary of Indian medicinal Chlorophytuum p. Accessed 12 April Red Data Book of Indian Plants. Utilization, depletion and conservation of Safed Musali Chlorophytum spp.

Chlorophytum tuberosum – Wikiwand

The Flora of Eastern Himalaya; p. The xylem is exarch variety and the phloem is in between the xylem along with the parenchyma. The leaves are borne in a rosette and are linear-lanceolate, cm long and cm wide. Distribution India, Myanmar Ecology Forest, woodland or cblorophytum.


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Chlorophytum tuberosum – Wikipedia

Chlorophytum tuberosum Baker belongs to family Liliaceae and is being used in the indigenous systems of medicine as a galactogogue and aphrodisiac. After derivatization in fluorescence light it showed chlorophyutm dark blue bands.

Tubrrosum musli, as it is known in Hindi, is a herb commonly found in forest patches in India, and is used in a tonic intended to give strength and vigour.

Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Inflorescences Inflorescence unbranched or rarely with a few basal branches, racemose, dense, up to 17 cm.

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