Paracroton pendulus subsp. zeylanicus (Thwaites) N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Basionym : Desmostemon zeylanicus Thwaites
  • Synonym(s) : Ostodes zeylanica (Thw.) Muell.-Arg.; Fahrenheitia zeylanica (thw.) Airy Shaw; Desmostemon zeylanicus Thw.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Paracroton pendulus subsp. zeylanicus (Thwaites) N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab.
  • Vernacular name : Modakam, Modha, Vellamaram (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : 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=Paracroton pendulus subsp. zeylanicus. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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