Phyllanthus narayanswamii Gamble

 
  • 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) : Phyllanthus narayanswamii Gamble
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Among rocks in grasslands in deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on rocks up to 1400m.
  • Key identification features : Leaves elliptic, obtuse, apiculate with 4-5 prominent nerves. Male flowers sub-sessile, female flowers pedicellate. Capsule glandular.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 26/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0201
  • Collection Locality : Tirumala Hills, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature : Sankar,R.V., R. Kottaimuthu & K. Ravikumar (2009). Additions to the flora of Sirumalai Hills, Eastern Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(7): 379-381; Pullaiah & Ali Moulali, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, Vol. 2; 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=Phyllanthus narayanswamii. Downloaded on 27 September 2020.

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