Friday 28 April 2023

Iphigenia indica (L.) A.Gray ex Kunth

Iphigenia indica (L.) A.Gray ex Kunth

if-uh-juh-NY-uh -- Iphigenia, daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon ... Wiktionary
IN-dih-kuh or in-DEE-kuh -- of or from India ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: Indian grass lily • Dogri: जामुनी भुंजचक्करी jaamni bhunjchakri • Kannada: ಕಾಡು ಬೆಳ್ಳುಳ್ಳಿ kaadu bellulli, ನೀರು ಬಾಳೆ neeru baale • Malayalam: ഇരുണ്ട ഭൂയിചക്രം irunda bhooyichakram • Marathi: जांभळे भुईचक्र jambhale bhui-chakra • Odia: ବାଇଗଣୀ ଭୁଇଁ ଚକ୍ର baigani bhuin-chakra • Tamil: நீர்ப்பனை neerpanai, புல்லாமணக்கு pullamanakku • Telugu: కాకి కాటుక kaki katuka


botanical names: Iphigenia indica (L.) A.Gray ex Kunth ... homotypic synonyms: Anguillaria indica (L.) R.Br. • Melanthium indicum L. ... and more at POWO
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
Indian grass lily
  • name coined, for want of name by Flowers of India ... Indian = from the epithet, indica, meaning of or from India; grass lily = a generic name for most species of Iphigenia
~~~~~ DOGRI ~~~~~
जामुनी भुंजचक्करी jaamni bhunjchakri
  • name coined, for want of name; many thanks to OM Prakash Vidyarthi for help with this name via personal communication ... जामुनी भुंजचक्करी jaamni bhunjchakri = violet ground-wheel -- based on coined-name in Marathi
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
ಕಾಡು ಬೆಳ್ಳುಳ್ಳಿ kaadu bellulli
ನೀರು ಬಾಳೆ neeru baale
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
ഇരുണ്ട ഭൂയിചക്രം irunda bhooyichakram
  • Many thanks to Sam Kuzhalanattu for help with this name ... efloraofindia ... ഇരുണ്ട ഭൂയിചക്രം irunda bhooyichakram = dark ground-wheel -- based on coined-name in Marathi
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
जांभळे भुईचक्र jambhale bhui-chakra
  • name coined, for want of name, by Shrikant Ingalhalikar, the author of Flowers of Sahyadri, the first among the three field guides to identify plants of northern Western Ghats of India, based on flowers ... जांभळे jambhale -- the colour of flower, dark violet; भुईचक्र bhui-chakra -- wheel belonging to earth, alludes to the appearance of the flower near to ground
markalai
~~~~~ ODIA ~~~~~
ବାଇଗଣୀ ଭୁଇଁ ଚକ୍ର baigani bhuin-chakra
  • name coined, for want of name; ବାଇଗଣୀ ଭୁଇଁ ଚକ୍ର baigani bhuin-chakra = violet ground-wheel -- based on coined-name in Marathi
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
நீர்ப்பனை neerpanai
புல்லாமணக்கு pullamanakku
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
కాకి కాటుక kaki katuka
~~~~~ DISTRIBUTION in states of India ~~~~~
Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Telangana
Jammu and Kashmir
*Sikkim
* no given name / no name found, in the regional language(s) of the state
~~~~~ x ~~~~~
Colchicaceae Liliaceae perennial herb "Iphigenia indica" "Anguillaria indica" "Melanthium indicum" "Indian grass lily"

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