Wednesday, September 19, 2012

කොහිල/ඇඟිලි කොහිල/මහ කොහිල[Kohila/Engili-Kohila/Maha-Kohila] (Lasia spinosa)

A native herb grows in marshy places in moist low lands. It is also cultivated since inside of stems and tender leaves are used in curries.
Flower – Greenish brown to dark purple twisted spathe of 20-55 cm long. It is half open at the base.

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