Glochidion hohenackeri var. johnstonei (Hook.f.) Chakrab. & M.Gangop.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : EUPHORBIACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Glochidion johnstonei J. Hooker
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Glochidion hohenackeri var. johnstonei (Hook.f.) Chakrab. & M.Gangop.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in moist forests of Western Ghats
  • Key identification features : Branches angled, lenticellate. Leaves obliquely rounded at base. Fruit 8-lobed, pubescent with persistant hairy style.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • Collection Nos : KFP 879, CJS 13251
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district, Mysuru district, Chikkamagaluru district, UDK
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Nayar, T. S., et al, 2006. Flowering plants of Kerala, A hand book; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; S.G. Neginhal. 2011. Forest trees of the Western Ghats.
  • 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 hohenackeri var. johnstonei. Downloaded on 3 July 2022.

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