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The scientific name of Red garlic: Eleutherine plicata
Synonyms: Sysirinchium bulbosum, Galatea bulbosa
Name of Red garlic in different languages:-
English: Small-Flowered marica, red garlic
It is a perennial semi-shrub found throughout Mexico, South America, and Kerala. It grows in rhizomes, bulbs, tubers, corms, or tuber-like rhizomes, dark red color. Flowers are regular, in a long stamen, usually in inflorescences, bisexual; flowers are white, six petals ovate, and 3 cm in diameter, open in the evening and are scented but are completely shriveled by morning. The narrow pleated foliage anchors 10” flower spikes that start in late summer and continue until frost. Perianth coralloid; stamen no 3, styles are 5 or 6 lobed; the ovary is inferior, trilocular. Fruit is multi-seeded, oblong or roundish loculicidal capsule.
Useful plant parts:
Breast cancer, high blood pressure-lowering, diabetes, cholesterol, ulcers, colon cancer and stroke preventive
Quinoids-( naphthoquinone, eleutherinone, eleutherin and eleutherol)
Antibacterial, Antifungal, antiamoebic.