Homonoia retusa (Graham ex Wight) Müll.Arg.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Adelia retusa Graham ex Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Homonoia retusa (Graham ex Wight) Müll.Arg.
  • Vernacular name : Aatthuchendu (Tamil)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Near water streams
  • Comments / notes : On flowing streams and rivers.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-August
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Krishna district, Kurnool district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Kottayam district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Salem district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; 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.; Pullaiah, T & Ali Moulali, D., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 2.
  • 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=Homonoia retusa. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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