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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The fruits are three-edged capsules containing seeds 2 mm in diameter. Species Profile Geography and distribution Widespread from Tuberpsum to eastern tropical Africa, and also found across central and southern India to Burma Myanmar. Chlorophytum tuberosum Flora of Malaysia. Leaves Leaves rosulate, glabrous, lanceolate, 10—50 cm.

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The plant generally grows along the forest margins, grassy slopes and tubeerosum places along valleys between and m. Send a request for permission. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system. Pharmacopoeia of India, Government of India; pp.

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Patil is grateful to authorities of Pune University for providing financial support in the form of research stipend. Table 2 Histochemical study of C.

The xylem is exarch variety and the phloem is in between the xylem along with the parenchyma. Fluorescence of powdered vegetable drugs with particular reference to development of a system of identification. Table 4 Percentage extractives of C. Open in a separate window. In India the roots are dried and used as a popular tonic and aphrodisiac in Ayurvedic medicine. Louis Sydney Toronto; General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, chlorophytim or microhabitat.

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The species Asparagus, Bombax and Orchids are also known as safed musali in literature. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Chlorophytum anthericoideum Dalzell Chlorophytum tunerosum Cufod. Histochemical screening showed the presence of starch, protein, fat, saponins, tannin, sugars and alkaloids [ Table 2 ].

Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta. It was treated with respective reagent for the detection and localization of chemicals in the tissues as per the method of Krishnamurthy.

Table 3 Ash and acid insoluble ash of C. Or, Login with your user account:.

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chlkrophytum J Med Aromatic Plant Sci. Efforts were made to collect the plants in flowering and fruiting condition for the correct botanical identification. Published on the Internet http: It is being sold in the market under the common name safed musali.