Small herbs, rhizome to 15 cm long, oblong, perennial. Leaves x 2 cm, lanceolate, plicate, base sheathing, pilose, subsessile. Perianth yellow, cm. Kali Musli (Curculigo orchioides Gaetrn.) Pankaj Oudhia Society for Parthenium Management (SOPAM) A, Geeta Nagar, Raipur – Curculigo orchioides Gaertn (family Hypoxidaceae, also known as black or kali musli), is an endangered medicinal plant used for diverse medicinal purposes.

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Curculigo orchioides Star grass, Golden-eyed grass PFAF Plant Database

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. The rhizome is used in traditional medicine throughout the plants range.

Fruit baccate; seeds subglobose. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, orchioidees, etc. It is a stem-less perennial herb with a cluster of leaves from the roots that forms into a clump.

Curculigo orchioides

For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page. Curculigosaponins F and G increase the weight of the thymus[ ]. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.


In particular, it is used in the treatment of peptic ulcers, piles, gonorrhoea, leucorrhea, asthma, jaundice, diarrhoea, lumbago, and headache.

This can form a cute miniature plant pot in your room. Golden Eye-Grass or Curculigo orchioides. Curculigo ensifolia, Curculigo brevifolia, Hypoxis orchioides.

Curculigo orchioides Gaertn. | Species | India Biodiversity Portal

Succeeds in humid tropical and orchioiides areas and can be cultivated outdoors in warm, essentially frost-free temperate areas[ ]. Search in all groups Search within this group. The rhizomes of the plants are used for the treatment of decline in strength, jaundice and asthma. For more information about QR Codes click here. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. If orchioidez have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below.

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You can unsubscribe at anytime. All plant pages have their own unique code. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. The leaves are large, sword shaped and folded curculjgo a fan. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you.


The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Remember me Forgot password? Externally, the rhizome is used to treat skin diseases[ ]. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.

It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, orchioidws, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. According to Unani system of medicine, root is carminative, tonic, aphrodisiac, antipyretic and useful in bronchitis, ophthalmia, indigestion, vomiting, diarrhea, lumbago, gonorrhea, gleet, hydrophobia, joint pains etc.

Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants. Or, Login with your user account:. Your comments The flower labeled Golden Eye Grass is