Saturday 29 April 2023

Iphigenia stellata Blatt.

Iphigenia stellata Blatt.

if-uh-juh-NY-uh -- Iphigenia, daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon ... Wiktionary
stell-AY-tuh -- with spreading, star-like rays ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: star grass lily • Gujarati: ગુલાબી ભોંયચક્ર gulabi bhonyachakra • Marathi: गुलाबी भुईचक्र gulabi bhuichakra


botanical names: Iphigenia stellata Blatt. ... synonyms: none ... POWO
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
star grass lily
  • name coined, for want of name by Flowers of India ... star = from the epithet stellata, spreading, star-like rays; grass lily = a generic name for most species of Iphigenia
~~~~~ GUJARATI ~~~~~
ગુલાબી ભોંયચક્ર gulabi bhonyachakra
  • name coined, for want of name; based on the Marathi coined-name ... ગુલાબી gulabi -- the colour of flower, pink; ભોંયચક્ર bhonyachakra -- wheel belonging to earth, alludes to the appearance of the flower near to ground
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
गुलाबी भुईचक्र gulabi bhuichakra
  • name coined, for want of name, by Shrikant Ingalhalikar, the author of Further Flowers of Sahyadri, the second among the three field guides to identify plants of northern Western Ghats of India, based on flowers ... गुलाबी gulabi -- the colour of flower, pink; भुईचक्र bhui-chakra -- wheel belonging to earth, alludes to the appearance of the flower near to ground
~~~~~ DISTRIBUTION in states of India ~~~~~
Maharashtra, endemic
Gujarat
~~~~~ x ~~~~~
Colchicaceae Liliaceae endemic perennial herb "Iphigenia stellata" "gulabi bhuichakra" "star grass lily"

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