Manihot glaziovii Mueller

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Manihot carthaginensis subsp. glaziovii (Müll.Arg.) Allem
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Manihot carthaginensis subsp. glaziovii (Müll.Arg.) Allem
  • Common name : Ceara Rubber Tree, Manicoba rubber
  • Vernacular name : Kattu-rubber (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Introduced in India
  • Comments / notes : Often planted on hills. Latex is used in rubber Industries.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-January
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : Brazil
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in most parts of the world
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; 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.
  • 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=Manihot glaziovii. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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