Croton caudatus Geiseler

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Croton caudatus var. obovoideus N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Croton caudatus Geiseler
  • Vernacular name : Furudi (Oria); Umithinnikodi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen, semi-evergreen, scrub and open forests
  • Flower, Fruit : April-May
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district, Puri district, Khurda district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district, Coimbatore district
  • World Distribution : India, Eastern Himalayas, Bangladesh, Malacca, Java, Philippines
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; 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=Croton caudatus. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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