Chlorophytum tuberosum

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Chlorophytum tuberosum
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Genus: Chlorophytum
C. tuberosum
Binomial name
Chlorophytum tuberosum

Acrospira lilioides A.Chev.
Anthericum kilimandscharicum Poelln.
Anthericum niveum (Poir.) Spreng.
Anthericum ornithogaloides Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Anthericum tuberosum Roxb.
Chlorophytum anthericoideum Dalzell
Chlorophytum kulsii Cufod.
Chlorophytum niveum (Poir.) M.R.Almeida
Chlorophytum russii Chiov.
Liliago nivea (Poir.) C.Presl
Liliago tuberosa (Roxb.) C.Presl
Phalangium niveum Poir.
Phalangium ornithogaloides (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Schweinf.
Phalangium tuberosum (Roxb.) Kunth

Chlorophytum tuberosum is a species of flowering plant in the Asparagaceae family. It is one of several species known by the common name musli. It is native to parts of Africa and India. It has historical uses in Ayurveda.


  1. Crook, V. (2013). "Chlorophytum tuberosum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2013: e.T44393637A44477095. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-2.RLTS.T44393637A44477095.en. Retrieved July 21, 2020.
  2. "Chlorophytum tuberosum (Roxb.) Baker". Plants of the World Online. The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. n.d. Retrieved July 21, 2020.

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