Wednesday 16 December 2020

Amorphophallus commutatus (Schott) Engl.

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 • Gujarati: જંગલી સુરણ jungali suran, મોગરીકંદ mogarikanda, શવળા shavala, વજ્રમુષ્ઠી vajramushti • Kannada: ಕಾಡು ಸುವರ್ಣಗಡ್ಡೆ kaadu suvarnagadde • Konkani: वज्रमूठ vajramuth • Malayalam: കാട്ടുചേന kaattuchena • Malvani: शेवरो shevaro • Marathi: मोगरी कंद mogari kanda, शेवळा shevala, शेवरा shevara • Tulu: ಕಾಟ್ಟುಕೇನೆ kaattukene


botanical names: Amorphophallus commutatus (Schott) Engl. ... synonyms: Conophallus commutatus Schott ... more at GBIF
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~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
written and spoken widely, in most parts of India
dragon stalk yam
wild yam
~~~~~ GUJARATI ~~~~~
written in: Gujarati (ગુજરાતી) ... spoken in: Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu
જંગલી સુરણ jungali suran
મોગરીકંદ mogarikanda, શવળા shavala, વજ્રમુષ્ઠી vajramushti
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
written in: Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) ... spoken in: Karnataka
ಕಾಡು ಸುವರ್ಣಗಡ್ಡೆ kaadu suvarnagadde
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari, Kannada, Malayalam, Urdu, Roman ... spoken in: Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala
वज्रमूठ vajramuth
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
written in: Malayalam (മലയാളം) ... spoken in: Kerala
കാട്ടുചേന kaattuchena
  • Many thanks to VC Balakrishnan for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ MALVANI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (मालवणी) ... spoken in: Maharashtra (only in the Sindhudurg district), north Goa (especially Pernem taluka) ... a dialect of Konkani with significant Marathi influences and loanwords
शेवरो shevaro
  • Many thanks to Nitin Kawthankar for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (मराठी) ... spoken in: Maharashtra, Karnataka
मोगरी कंद mogari kanda
शेवळा shevala
शेवरा shevara
  • Many thanks to Nitin Kawthankar for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ TULU ~~~~~
written in: Kannada, Malayalam ... spoken in: Karnataka, north Kerala
ಕಾಟ್ಟುಕೇನೆ kaattukene
~~~~~ DISTRIBUTION in INDIA ~~~~~
Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra; endemic.
~~~~~ Last updated: 22-11-2023 ~~~~~
Araceae perennial endemic tuber herb "Amorphophallus commutatus" "Conophallus commutatus" "dragon stalk yam" "wild yam"

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