Reidia floribunda Wight

 
  • 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 wightianus Müll.Arg.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and mixed forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills to 1000m, on the floor of moist deciduous to evergreen forests.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-April
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R & Raja K. Swamy; CJ. Saldanha & S.R. Ramesh
  • Collection Date : 13-09-2014; 05-09-1978
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0037; KFP 2478
  • Collection Locality : Melpatti RF., Vellore district (TN); B.R. Hills, Chamarajanagar districts (KA)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Vellore district, Salem district, Namakkal district, Dindigul district, The Nilgiri district
  • Native : South & Southeast Asia
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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.; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka 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=Reidia floribunda. Downloaded on 6 April 2020.

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