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Kattucena (Malayalam: കാട്ടുചേന)

Araceae (aroid, or arum family) » Amorphophallus commutatus (Schott) Engl.

 

a-mor-fo-FAL-us -- without definite form ... Dave's Botanary

kom-yoo-TAH-tus -- changing ... Dave's Botanary

 

commonly known as: dragon stalk yam, wild yam • Kannada: ಕಾಡು ಸುವರ್ಣಗಡ್ಡೆ kaadu suvarnagadde • Malayalam: കാട്ടുചേന kattucena • Marathi: मोगरी कंद mogari kanda, शेवळा shevala • Tulu: ಕಾಟ್ಟುಕೇನೆ kaattukene

 

Endemic to: Western Ghats (of India)

 

 

References: Flowers of IndiaENVIS - FRLHTFlowers of Sahyadri by Shrikant Ingalhalikar

 

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Taken on July 7, 2007