Euphorbia rosea Retzius

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Chamaesyce rosea (Retz.) G.L.Webster
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbia rosea Retz.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests and scrub jungles, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains on gravelly ground, in poor soil and on the floor of scrub jungles.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Puri district, Kendrapara district, Khurda district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Dharmapuri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Karur district, Krishnagiri district, Madurai district, Namakkal district, Pudukkottai district, Sivaganga district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Vellore district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; 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; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur 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 rosea. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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