Dalechampia indica Wight

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dalechampia indica Wight
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments / notes : On slopes to about 700m
  • Key identification features : Flowers yellowish-green; Fruit with stinging hairs.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Nellore district
    • Tamil Nadu : Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Dalechampia indica. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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