Lasia spinosa THW. (Araceae) Vernacular name: phak naam. Common name: lasia (English) Herb, cm high, leaf stalk thorny. Leaves rosette, simple. Scientific Name: Lasia spinosa (L.) Thwaites. Taxonomic Notes: Lasia spinosa also has its synonyms such as Draconitum spinosum or Lasia aculeata. Accepted . Scientific name: Lasia spinosa *. Previous name used in the website: Synonyms: Family name: ARACEAE. English name: Lasia. Local name: Kohila / Maha.

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Comes out in damp, low laying areas. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses.

Lasia spinosa

Document specific search options Title. Remember me Forgot password? The threats to which this taxon is subject. Leaf petioles are eaten cooked as vegetable; flower spadix also eaten cooked as vegetable.


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Last update on An on-line version is also available. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Lasia spinosa Linnaeus Thwaites, Enum. Curated for upload by Pranjal Mahananda.

In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Sacred groves are tracts of virgin forest with rich biodiversity, as they have been protected for c May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its laaia, particularly for plants.

This page was last edited on 16 Octoberat May also be referred to include anatomy. Flora of China efloras. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. However, this is the preferred element if an object includes all of lasix things and details about conservation listings.

Wild vegetables of Karbi – Anglong district, Assam Desc: Related observations Show all. It is common throughout its range in swamps, riverbanks, ditches, and moist places in tropical and subtropical forests. Stipe of spadix obscure; spadix cylindric, cm, in fruit elongated to 8 cm. The young leaves are used as a vegetable.


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Lasia spinosa – Useful Tropical Plants

Year ISBN – Description Very terse details of medicinal uses of plants with a wide range of references and details of research into the plants chemistry. Swamps, riverbanks, ditches, moist places in tropical and subtropical forests, sometimes cultivated along fish ponds and rice fields; below m.

This plant is a large herb which can grow up to 2 m tall. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg 1: Spathe long, narrow, fleshy, twisted; base convolute, deciduous. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families.