South Indian Squill   
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South Indian Squill
ative Photo: Pravin Kawale
Common name: South Indian Squill, Common Ledebouria • Hindi: कोलीकंद Koli-Kanda • Marathi: Lahanakonda, Buikonda • Tamil: Narivengayam • Kannada: Kadu bellulli • Bengali: Suphadi khus • Konkani: Lahankal-kamdo
Botanical name: Ledebouria revoluta    Family: Liliaceae (Lily family)
Synonyms: Scilla hyacinthina

South Indian Squill is a common herb, sprouting from underground tubers with the first rains. Leaves often have dark botches. It is fairy common in and around forest tracks, from plains to the coast. On the hills, it is found up till altitudes of 1400 m.
Identification credit: Pravin Kawale
Photographed in Alibag, Maharashtra.
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