Gloriosa superba L. is commonly known as glory lily. It is a herbaceous, climbing perennial, growing between to 6 m in length, usually trained at. Keywords: Gloriosa superba, colchicine, tubers, cross pollination, phytochemistry . INTRODUCTION In India, it is widely distributed and is the state has the largest area under glory lily cultivation (upto acres) spread. Several cultivars of Gloriosa superba are cultivated in the tropics and under greenhouse conditions in temperate regions, the commonest being.

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PDF | India and China are the two major producer and exporter of medicinal plants. Glory lily (Gloriosa superba) was one of the important medicinal plant Glory lily is commercially cultivated in Erode, Salem and Dindigul. GLORIOSA SUPERBA LINN. FAMILY - LILIACEAE. It is a herbaceous tendril climber with underground cylindrical white tuberous rhizome; leaves sessile. The study was conducted to evolve Gloriosa superba for yield boundaries of cultivated areas in warm countries up to a In India, it is.

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Wish you the pink of good health. For us it is mere Gloriosa superba but on the basis of medicinal properties, habitat etc. Gloriosa whereas Healers of Niyamgiri describe 20 types of Gloriosa.

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We know that it is toxic plant but new students of Traditional Healers chew it in front of villagers on the eve of Rishi Panchami. They join the "class" on Hareli Amavasya and learn how to deal with toxic herbs like Gloriosa. On the eve of Rishi Panchami based on the performances they are declared as new Healers.

Many Indian farmers are cultivating it under my technical supervision.

I am encouraging them to adopt Vedic Farming Methods. The alkaloid-rich plant has long been used as a traditional medicine in many cultures. It has been used in the treatment of gout , infertility , open wounds , snakebite , ulcers , arthritis , cholera , colic , kidney problems , typhus , [5] itching , leprosy , [7] bruises , sprains , hemorrhoids , cancer , impotence , nocturnal emission , [10] smallpox , sexually transmitted diseases , and many types of internal parasites.

It is in great demand for medicinal use, so it is cultivated on farms in India, but most plant material sold into the pharmaceutical trade comes from wild populations. In Sri Lanka it has become rare, and in Orissa it is thought to be nearing extinction. In Australia, for example, it now can be found growing in coastal areas of Queensland and New South Wales.

Problems during cultivation include inadequate pollination, fungal diseases such as leaf blight and tuber rot , and crop pests such as the moths Polytela gloriosa and Chrysodeixis chalcites.

In vitro experiments with plant tissue culture have been performed, [20] and some increased the yield. Colchicaceae: Gloriosa is a genus of 12 species in the plant family Colchicaceae, and include the formerly recognised genus Littonia. They are native in tropical and southern Africa to Asia, and naturalised in Australia and the Pacific as well as being widely cultivated.

The most common English names are flame lily, fire lily, gloriosa lily, glory lily, superb lily, climbing lily, and creeping lily. It is state flower Kaanthal of Tamil Nadu.

In Indian language of Telugu, in the state of Andhra Pradesh it is called Naabhi and was used in traditional medicine. Let know about Soil and climate: Required well drained red loamy soils is most suited for cultivation.

The ideal pH should be 6. Gloriosa can be cultivated up to m from mean sea level with minimum annual rainfall of 70 cm.

Seed rate of gloriosa: Gloriosa is mainly propagated through tubers.In pollinated flowers the petals lose the greenish colour at the base, and the top half of the petal remains orange-red and the middle to base is yellow.

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Gloriosa superba

Accidental or suicidal poisoning by Gloriosa tubers is well known in Sri Lanka. It is used to treat a wide range of ailments and diseases in southern Africa, including intestinal worms, haemorrhoids, sprains, strains and bruises, impotence and infertility, as an antispasmodic, and for skin problems, tick infections, to kill lice, disinfect wounds and treat screw worm on cattle.

Methods of Vriksha-ayurveda give good result in the case of Langali in terms of yield. Keep the trays moist but not wet.

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