Acalypha wilkesiana Müll.Arg.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : EUPHORBIACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Acalypha amentacea subsp. wilkesiana (Müll.Arg.) Fosberg
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acalypha wilkesiana Müll.Arg.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Grown as ornamental plant
  • Comments / notes : Wildely cultivated as an ornamental.
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Mysuru district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : Polynesia
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in most parts of world
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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=Acalypha wilkesiana. Downloaded on 6 April 2020.

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