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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Or, Login with your user account:. Small herbs, rhizome to 15 cm long, oblong, perennial. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. In addition to its use as a general restorative, the rhizome is used internally in the treatment of a range of diseases including peptic ulcers, piles, gonorrhoea, leucorrhoea, asthma, jaundice, chronic nephritis, diarrhoea, lumbago and headache[ ].

Curculigo orchioides – Golden Eye Grass

QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. Star grass, Golden-eyed grass. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.

It is grown through seed sowing, division of rootstock, and offsets.


A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. Externally, the rhizome is used to treat skin diseases[ ]. Prefers a humus-rich, fertile, well-drained soil and a position in dappled shade[ ].

Can include ecosystem services. The rhizome is used in traditional medicine throughout the plants range. Curculigosaponins F and G increase the weight of the thymus[ ]. Leaves x 2 cm, lanceolate, plicate, base sheathing, pilose, subsessile. Please view the copyright link for more information.

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Usually the dried slices are powdered, and small orcuioides of powder are mixed in a glass of milk with sugar or used to prepare a decoction for drinking[ ]. It also has a stimulating effect upon the immune system[ ].

The rhizomes of the plants are used for the treatment of decline in strength, jaundice and asthma.

Curculigoside exerts immunological and protective effects[ ]. Search in all groups Search within this group. For more information about QR Codes click here. Tell a friend about this flower! Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. It could also curculligo phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others.

Fruit baccate; seeds subglobose. Pharmacological studies have shown the presence of several medically active compounds in the rhizome including saponins and glycosides. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Remember me Forgot password?

Golden Eye Grass is a herbaceous tuberous perennial with a short or elongate root stock bearing several fleshy lateral roots. The tubers are eaten when cooked. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. This taxon has not yet been assessed. Plant species composition on two rock outcrops from the northern Orchiiodes Ghats, Maharashtra, India Desc: Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons.


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Curculigo orchioides

We are currently updating this section. Discovery of a new sub-population, mapping and updated Red List assessment of the Endangered Cycas bed 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.

Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. During flowering period it open a golden yellow flower at the leaf base curculgo day.