Bridelia cinerascens Gehrm.

    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : EUPHORBIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Bridelia retusa (L.) A.Juss.
  • Vernacular name : Bonthayepi, Koramaddi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in deciduous forest.
  • Key identification features : Moderate size tree, apparently thorny when young. Bark is grey to dark brow with longitudinal cracks
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Srikakulam district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Nellore district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district
  • Endemism : Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Franklin Benjamin & G.V.S.Murthy, 2013. Flora of Sri Venkateswara National Park, Andhra Pradesh, BSI; Pullaiah et Ali Moulali 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 2.pp. 845.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. cinerascens. Downloaded on 6 June 2023.

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