Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex A.Juss.) Müll.Arg.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Basionym : Siphonia brasiliensis Willd. ex A.Juss.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex A.Juss.) Müll.Arg.
  • Common name : Brasilian Rubber
  • Vernacular name : Rubber gida (Kannada); Rubber (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Comments / notes : Source of Para-rubber
  • Flower, Fruit : May-June
  • Native : Brazil, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia
  • World Distribution : Widely cultivated in Tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; 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=Hevea brasiliensis. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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