Glochidion fagifolium (Mull.Arg.) Bedd.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Basionym : Phyllanthus hohenackeri Muell.-Arg.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Glochidion hohenackeri var. hohenackeri
  • Vernacular name : Kulachan (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : A tree of the shola forests and climax evergreen forests.
  • Key identification features : Branchlets angled. Leaves greenish-brown when dry.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-May
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : Indo-Malayan
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore 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=Glochidion fagifolium. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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