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ative Photo: Rajkumar Dongare
Common name: Phulbaji • Marathi: फुलबाजी Phulbaji
Botanical name: Chlorophytum bharuchae     Family: Asparagaceae (Asparagus family)

Phulbaji is a 20-30 cm high erect perennial herb, occasionally found on the rocky hills of the Western Ghats. It has a tuberous root. Long strap-like leaves are 15-55 cm long and 1-3 cm wide. White flowers are 1 cm across. The 6 petals are open and curved - brown spot exist at the tip. Six stamens prominently protrude out of the flower tube, with white filaments and yellow anthers.

Identification credit: Rajkumar Dongare Photographed in Pune, Maharashtra.

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