Baliospermum montanum (Willd.) Müll.Arg.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Basionym : Jatropha montana Willd.
  • Synonym(s) : Baliospermum solanifolium (Burm.) Suresh; Croton solanifolius Geiseler; Baliospermum axillare Blume
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Baliospermum solanifolium (Burm.) Suresh
  • Vernacular name : Danti (Hindi); Kaduharalu (Kannada); Danti (Sanskrit); Jamalgota (Marathi); Dumbojoda, Konaka (Oria); Nelajidi (Telugu); Cheriyadanthi, Danthi, Dantika, Kadalavannakku, Nagadanthi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests and field borders; also shaded places
  • Comments / notes : Occasional
  • Flower, Fruit : August-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Kurnool district, West Godavari district, Krishna district
    • Telangana : Khammam district, Nizamabad district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Koraput district, Dhenkanal district, Ganjam district, Bargarh district, Angul district, Bolangir district, Khurda district
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Myanmar, Java, Malay peninsula, India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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=Baliospermum montanum. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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