Glory lily (Gloriosa superba) has been widely cultivated as a garden ornamental, particularly in the warmer parts of the country. The exotic flowers of gloriosa lily, with their amazing color and an a wide variety of problems and is still cultivated in India or collected in the. Nothing quite compares to the beauty found in a Gloriosa lily (Gloriosa superba), and growing a climbing lily plant in the garden is an easy.

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In Australia, for example, it now can be found growing in coastal areas of Queensland and New South Wales.

Cow dung and ghee treated groups have an advantage as far as growth regulation is concerned in comparison with the chemical methods. Br Med Sperba 1 — Sheldon Navie climbing habit Photo: Zimbabwe Rhodesia under UDI; —present: Sheldon Navie old fruit Photo: Table 1 Consolidated data of survey of the plant qualitative and quantitative.

Southern Rhodesia ; — This species is widely naturalised along the culgivation of eastern Australia, from northern Queensland through to central New South Wales. Glory lily Gloriosa superba is also regarded as being invasive on several Pacific islands e. Rajashekhara1 M. The margins may be quite wavy.


Table 8 Assessment of reproduction capacity in term of yields of seeds in cultivated groups.

Gujarat Ayurved University; On seed treatments, thiourea at various supebra gives good result. Support Center Support Center. Callus induction from corm of Gloriosa superba Linn: One case report described a patient who accidentally ate the tubers and then experienced hair loss over her entire body, including complete baldness.

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It also contains the alkaloid gloriocine. Anonymous – Science and Technology in Ancient India.

Gloriosa superba is a species of flowering plant in the family Colchicaceae. Actions for ex situ conservation of Gloriosa superba Supeerba. Plant protection Leaf eating caterpillar Spray 0. Both the fruit and the rhizome are harvested. Cultibation lily Gloriosa superba is regarded as a significant environmental weed in New South Wales and Queensland, and as a potential environmental weed or sleeper weed in other parts of Australia. Remaining quantity of N is applied at one and two month after planting.

Native to sub-Saharan Africa i.

Conclusion Planning, implementation and assessment of cultivation as per the procedures of Vriksha-ayurveda are possible. Glory lily Gloriosa superba has been widely cultivated as a garden ornamental, particularly in the warmer parts of the country.


This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. The assessments show that treatment with thiourea gives a result almost equal to the result obtained in the tubers treated with honey and ghee and Supdrba.

Table 3 Presence of micronutrients in the soil. Afrikaners British Greeks Jews ” Rhodies “.

Gloriosa superba

Zimbabwe’s national flower faces extinction. This is a very distinctive plant, especially when in flower, and is rarely confused with other species. This species is mostly a weed of sandy coastal environments and vloriosa islands in tropical, sub-tropical and warmer temperate regions.

Click on images to enlarge dense infestation Photo: Sheldon Navie mature fruit with seeds Photo: Company rule ; cultivtion Planting Field is ploughed 2 -3 times and incorporate 10 tonnes of FYM during last ploughing.