Mallotus repandus (Willd.) Müll.Arg.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Basionym : Croton repandus Willd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Mallotus repandus (Willd.) Mull.Arg.
  • Vernacular name : Donkar, Ghirguria (Oria); Kundaveltu (Telugu); Akush (Hindi); Thavatti (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Scrub forests, near the sea coast
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Telangana : Warangal district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Malappuram district, Alappuzha district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Puri district, Angul district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, China, Malay Islands, New Calidonia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Cecil J. Saldanha (1996). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi.
  • 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=Mallotus repandus. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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