Croton klotzschianus (Wight) Thwaites

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Oxydectes klotzschianus (Wight) Kuntze; Croton thwaitesianus Müll.Arg.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Croton klotzschianus (Wight) Thwaites
  • Vernacular name : Nanchu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional
  • Flower, Fruit : August-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Nellore district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Franklin Benjamin & G.V.S.Murthy, 2013. Flora of Sri Venkateswara National Park, Andhra Pradesh, BSI; 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 klotzschianus. Downloaded on 14 December 2019.

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