28. Molineria capitulata (Loureiro) Herbert HYPOXIDACEAE

A herbaceous plant of the shady floor of subtropical and tropical forests in South and South-East Asia. In India it occurs in West Bengal, and probably all of the North-Eastern states. It has characteristic pleated, palm-like leaves. Its yellow flowers are arranged in a dense head, which is borne at ground level.

Hand coloured etching of Molineria capitulata from Edwards’ Botanical Register t. 770

     

    RBGE Living Collections Accession Factsheet
    Accession Number:19696585
    Scientific Name:Curculigo capitulata Kuntze
    Family:Hypoxidaceae
    Genus:Curculigo
    Epithet:capitulata
    Plant:19696585B
    Location:/Living Collections/Inverleith/G41/0030
    Plant:19696585A
    Location:/Living Collections/Unplaced
    Plant:19696585C
    Location:/Living Collections/Inverleith/G40/0310