Euphorbia cristata B.Heyne ex Roth

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : EUPHORBIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbia cristata B.Heyne ex Roth
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on foothills to 1000m, in grasslands, fallow fields, in crevices of exposed rocks.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 02/01/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-302
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Nigidi forest, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Kolar district, Bengaluru district, Bidar district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chitradurga district, Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Occasional in plains
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere District ; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
  • 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=Euphorbia cristata. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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