Actephila excelsa (Dalzell) Mull.Arg.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Actephila excelsa var. brevifolia N.Balach., B.Maheswaran & Chakrab.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Actephila excelsa (Dalzell) Mull.Arg.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : April-May
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district, Uttara Kannada district, Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Fl. Karnataka vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; M. Heijkoop, P.C. van Welzen (2017). A revision of the genus Actephila (Phyllanthaceae) in the Malesian region. Blumea 62:7-25.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Actephila excelsa. Downloaded on 17 August 2019.

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