Asparagus racemosus Willd.
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 Latin nameAsparagus racemosus Willd.
 FamilyAsparagaceae
 Identified with (Skt)śatāvarī, ābhīru
 Identified with (Hin)satāvar, śatamūli
 Identified with (Tam)kilāvari, catāvali
 Identified with (Mal)śatāvari, śatāvali
 Identified with (Eng)Wild asparagus
 Botanical infoAn armed, climbing undershrub with woody terete stems and recuved spines, growing throughout India up to 1400 m, white fragrant flowers, globular fruits - pulpy berries, purplish black, tuberous succulent roots
 Search occurrenceśatāvarī, ābhīru, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
 See plant's imageAsparagus racemosus Willd. in Google image search
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 74)
abhīru, m. (acc. -rvam, 4; nom. pl. -ravas) fn. fearless, RV.; Mn. vii, 190; not terrific (nom. pl., f. -ravas), RV. viii, 46, 7; (us), m. N. of a prince, MBh. i, 2689; N. of Bhairava or Śiva; (us) [L.] or (U) [Suśr.], f. the plant Asparagus Racemosus.

Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 1050)
śatāvara, m. a fine of a hundred (Paṇas &c.), W.; (ī), f. Asparagus Racemosus, Suśr., ŚārṅgS., VarBṛS., Bhpr.; a kind of plant, zedoary (= śaTī) MW.; N. of the wife of Indra, L.

Tamil Lexicon, University of Madras (p. 939)
kiḷavari: A common climber with many thick fieshy roots


 
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