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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Lasia – Wikipedia

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Natural History Natural History Morphology. Spathe dull orange to black-red outside, dull yellow to rarely dull crimson inside, cm with caudate part to 28 cm, proximally widened, very much shorter, cm wide. Fruiting stem Photograph by: Can include ecosystem services. Not for the casual reader. Flower hermaphrodite, all fertile.

Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation.

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Publisher Dorling Kindersley, London. This species of Lasia had been known of previously only from a single specimen at the Bogor Botanic Gardensformally described in Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Accepted names need to be clarified. Comments have to spinoa approved before they are shown here.


You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the spinoda. Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical [online] Databases.

However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. Or, Login with your user account:. Comes out in damp, low laying areas. Perianth segmentsobovate, tips incurved. If you dpinosa any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

Assam Indian Distribution Assam. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae and Acoraceae.

Lasia spinosa

Stipe of spadix obscure; spadix cylindric, cm, in fruit elongated to 8 cm. Observation specific search options Observed during.

Related Links opens in a new window Treatments in Other Floras www. No major threats have been reported and the species is therefore listed as Least Concern. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Lasia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceaenative to Asia and New Guinea. It is common throughout its range in swamps, riverbanks, ditches, and moist places in tropical and subtropical forests.

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This plant is a large herb which can grow up to 2 m tall. For the insect genus, see Lasia fly.


World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae and Acoraceae: This laska, however, a misidentification, and the plants are actually Lasia spinosa see H. This tropical aquatic plant is widespread and common in suitable habitats and in gardens. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences.

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Vascular plant diversity in the sacred grove of Modapalli in Viskhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh, Although there spinsa no detailed information about global population trend, it covers an extensive geographic range and seems to be common in a wide range of habitats.

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The rhizomes are used medicinally for treating tuberculosis of lymph nodes, swollen lymph nodes, stomach aches, snake and insect bites, injuries, and rheumatism. This page was last edited on 16 Octoberat 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.

Plants of the Arum Family.