Lasia spinosa THW. (Araceae) Vernacular name: phak naam. Common name: lasia (English) Herb, cm high, leaf stalk thorny. Leaves rosette, simple. Scientific Name: Lasia spinosa (L.) Thwaites. Taxonomic Notes: Lasia spinosa also has its synonyms such as Draconitum spinosum or Lasia aculeata. Accepted . Scientific name: Lasia spinosa *. Previous name used in the website: Synonyms: Family name: ARACEAE. English name: Lasia. Local name: Kohila / Maha.

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Spinksa species of Lasia had been known of previously only from a single specimen at the Bogor Botanic Gardensformally described in Accepted names need to be clarified. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg 1: The genus contains only two known species, Lasia spinosa and Lasia concinna.

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Lasia spinosa

No major threats have been reported and the species is therefore listed as Least Concern. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. Lasia spinosa also has its synonyms such as Draconitum spinosum or Lasia aculeata. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Technology Biodiversity in India. World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae and Acoraceae. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses.


Now containing plants. It occurs in swamps, riverbanks, ditches, moist places in tropical and subtropical forests. Not for the casual reader.

However, benefits to oasia not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. The farmer had been growing them for their edible young leaves.

Lasia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceaenative to Asia and New Guinea. Tsangspinlsa in Hainan. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments sipnosa education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.

Send a request for permission. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy.

Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. Observation specific search options Observed during. Last update on If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Aroids of Papua New Guinea.

Lasia – Wikipedia

Plants of the Arum Family. Stipe of spadix obscure; spadix cylindric, cm, in fruit elongated to 8 cm. May also be referred to include anatomy. The young leaves are used as a vegetable. Spathe long, narrow, fleshy, twisted; base convolute, deciduous. Swamps, riverbanks, ditches, moist places in tropical and subtropical forests, sometimes cultivated along fish ponds and rice fields; below m.


General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. Curated for lasua by Pranjal Mahananda. Lasioideae Araceae genera Araceae stubs. The spiny leaf stem Photograph by: This plant is a large herb which can grow up to 2 m tall.

Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation Trends. However, this is the preferred element if an object includes all of these things and details about conservation spinosaa.

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Fruit a cluster of six-sided, obpyramidal berries with warted or muricate tips. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants. The spiny underside of the leaf Photograph by: Stem long creeping and stoloniferous, erect or ascending, ca.

Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. For the insect genus, see Lasia fly.