Glochidion tirupathiense Rasingam, Chorghe, Prasanna & Sankara Rao

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PHYLLANTHACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Rare along stream banks in moist deciduous forests at about 1000m altitude.
  • Key identification features : Small evergreen spreading tree up to 4 m height. Is allied to Glochidion ellipticum Wight, differing in the urn-shaped ovary with unlobed columnar style, style as broad as ovary from the base and capsules deeply lobed with each lobes further bilobulate.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-November
  • Collection Locality : Akasaganga, Tirumala
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Andhra Pradesh
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient (DD)
  • Literature : L. Rasingam, Alok R. Chorghe, P.V. Prasanna and M. Sankara Rao (2014). 'Glochidion tirupathiense (Phyllanthaceae) ─ A New Species from Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve of Andhra Pradesh, India'. Taiwania 59(1): 9.
  • 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 tirupathiense. Downloaded on 8 July 2020.

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