Agrostistachys indica Dalzell

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Agrostistachys indica Dalzell
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and shola forests
  • Key identification features : Leaves strongly serrate, often spiny.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-March
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha; C.J.Saldanha
  • Collection Nos : CJS 12485 (male), CJS 15907 (female)
  • Collection Locality : Road to Devarunde (Hassan); Bisle Ghat (Hassan)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia
  • Endemism : Central and Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Agrostistachys indica. Downloaded on 23 October 2019.

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