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Cat Ears

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Greater Cat Ears

Cyanotis tuberosa

Sahyadri Dew-Grass is a succulent herb, 15-90 cm high, growing in forests and hills of the Western Ghats. Stalkless, sheathed leaves are 15-25 cm long, 1-2 cm wide, coming out from the roots. Upper stem leaves are shorter. Bluish purple flowers occur in cymes at the end of branches, enclosed in a pair of ovate, partially folded bracts. There are six stamens with filaments densely bearded with long blue hairs. Yellow anthers are prominent.

Sahyadri Dew-Grass

Regional Names
  • Marathi:
    आभाळी
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Taxanomy

COMMELINALES
COMMELINACEAE
Cyanotis tuberosa

Greater Cat Ears

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