Base Elements

Biogeographic Zone


Plains
Himalayas
Subtropical Himalayas
Western ghats
all districts
Champaran
S. Arcot
Sub Himalayan Tract
Tropical Asia

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It has a paleotropical distribution. It is recorded in Africa, S. Asia, China, S. Malesia and N. Australia. In India it is found growing wild in tropical and subtropical parts including Andamans. In the Himalayan region it occurs up to an altitude of 1500

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Soil


Sandy soil

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Miscellaneous


Chiknipur
Kotharia forest
Kushalgarh
Khondra
Main falls
Tiger falls
Ponmudi
Nongthala
Chelama
Gani
Gundlabrahmeswaram
Racherla
Mahaballeshwar
Nagulabanda
Chamundi hills
M.M.Hills
Anjaneri hill
Barhe
Katipada
Nanasi-Ambe 8 km
Saptashringi valley
Sawarna
Tannepada-Kharshet
Tondwal
Reserve forest
Silent Valley
Baghnadi
Chhoora
Dugli
Taregaon
Bagdara
Ghana Bird Sanctuary
Goramghat
Haldeshwar-Mahadev R.F.,
Rajmahal
Sohela
Regional Research Station,Brahmavar
Thalichola,Nilambur
Katraj ghat
Araku valley
Horsley hills
Macherla
Racherla RF
Chindanoor R.F.
Gunthgola Block near Amreshwar
Narasimhadevabetta S.F.
Salgundi near Bagalkot
Adyar
Pallavaram
Vandalur hills
Athuni-ka-kund
University reserve forests
Burna west
Kurusingi
Themburu
Donubayi
Chintapalli ; Knannapuram F.r.
Kallumamidi ; Knannapuram F.R.
N.Kota ; Polavaram F.R
Ramannapalem ; Polavaram F.R.
Ranges, Melghat
Gurukul Indraprastha

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Pharmacology

Plant Part Tubers nnChemical Constituents nShatavarin I-IV ; Diosgenin : Saponins, Glycosides, Flavones [7042] ; Root --Glycoside -AR - 4, Benzaldehyde-dihydrox, Daucosterol, (steroid), Rutin ; Leaf -- Sarsasapogenin [7044] nnAbortifacient nSaponin A4 in

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Description

General/Morphology/LifeForm

A perennial armed climbers. Leaves scaly, triangular, stiff-acuminate. Roots tuberous. Stem terete, green, armed with spines. Cladodes 2-6 in whorls, linear, falcate. Flowers white in fascicles of racemes. Fruits subglobose. Seeds 3-6, globose or angled.

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Habitat Location Distribution

Habit & Habitat


Forests
open forest
Scrub jungles
Outskirts
Secondary forests
Scrub forests
Hill slopes
mixed forests
Sal forests
Rocky habitats
Plains
Cultivated fields
Moist waste places
Hills
Forest undergrowth of Deciduous forests
undergrowth of forest foot hills
Hilly tracts

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Climber

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