Euphorbia heyneana Sprengel

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Euphorbia bombaiensis Santapau; Euphorbia microphylla Heyne; Chamaesyce heyneana (Spreng.) Sojak
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbia heyneana Spreng.
  • Vernacular name : Sannale gida (Kannada); Alumu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Near riverbanks
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills above 1200m, a rapid colonizer of new roads and charactersitically on the soily inner spaces of metalled roads.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Guntur district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Adilabad district, Nizamabad district
    • Karnataka : Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Pathanamthitta district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Chitteri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district) (Tamil Nadu State)
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Java
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam 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; 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
  • 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 heyneana. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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