Cleistanthus malabaricus (Müll.Arg.) Müll.Arg.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Lebidiera malabarica Müll.Arg.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cleistanthus malabaricus (Müll.Arg.) Müll.Arg.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare along streams and low-mid elevation evergreen forests of Karnataka from Uttara Kannada to Hassan district; elevation 400-800 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-September
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Hassan district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha, C. J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district; Navendu Page (2017). Endemic woody plants of the Western Ghats
  • 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=Cleistanthus malabaricus. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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