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Balanophora indica (Arn.) Griff., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 20: 95. 1846.
Langsdorffia indica Arn., Ann. Nat. Hist. 2: 37. 1838.
Balanophora elkinsii Blatt., J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 33: 309. 1929.
Balanophora fungosa subsp. indica   (Arn.) Hansen in Dansk Bot. Ark. 28: 100, f. 20. 1972.
Balanophora dioica sensu T.Ito , J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 27: 196, t. 5, fig. 5-6. 1887. non R. Br. ex Royle, 1839.
var. indica
Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Maharashtra, Manipur, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu.

var. agastyamalayana M.B. Viswan. , Prem Kumar & N. Ramesh, Rheedea 10 : 121. f. 1. 2000..
Endemic to India: Tamil Nadu.

var. minor Eichler in DC., Prodr. 17: 145. 1873.
Balanophora fungosa   subsp. indica  var. minor  (Eichler) Hansen in Dansk Bot. Ark. 28 : 106, f. 22. 1972.
Tamil Nadu

var. tirunelveliensis M.B. Viswan., Prem Kumar & N. Ramesh, Rheedea 10: 123, f. 2. 2000.
Endemic to India: Tamil Nadu.

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