Cleistanthus patulus (Roxb.) Müll.Arg.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PHYLLANTHACEAE
  • Basionym : Clutia patula Roxb.
  • Synonym(s) : Bridelia patula (Roxb.) Hook. & Arn.; Amanoa indica Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cleistanthus patulus (Roxb.) Müll.Arg.
  • Vernacular name : Tella vadisae, Jiguru (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Stream banks of Mixed forests, also deciduous and Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Mainly near ravines
  • Key identification features : A small tree with horizontal branches. Seeds heart shaped
  • Flower, Fruit : February-August
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Navendu Page, Raja K. Swamy & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 24/02/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0480
  • Collection Locality : Chandaka WLS, Khurda district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Kurnool district, Krishna district, Kadapa district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Wayanad district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Angul district, Mayurbhanj district, Puri district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • 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 and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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=Cleistanthus patulus. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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