Phyllanthus reticulatus Poir.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : EUPHORBIACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Anisonema multiflorum (Baill.) Wight; Kirganelia reticulata (Poir.) Baill.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Phyllanthus reticulatus Poir.
  • Vernacular name : Sanna kage soppu, Huli gida (Kannada); Shendri (Marathi); Jandaki (Oria); Pullanphi, Karunelli, Soolakepti (Tamil); Neeroli, Neeruri, Nirnelli, Kilanelli, Kattuniruri, Poolanchedy (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Foothills of forests, stream banks, moist places in deciduous forests and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Often scandent forming bushes, in plains to 900m, in wastelands and river banks.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-March
  • Collection Nos : KFP 2424, CJS 15133, CJS 59504
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : All districts of Andhra Pradesh
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, BAL, Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, India, Himalayas, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, South China, Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere District; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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.; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh; 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.; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India.
  • 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 reticulatus. Downloaded on 4 June 2020.

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