Reutealis trisperma (Blanco) Airy Shaw

    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : EUPHORBIACEAE
  • Basionym : Aleurites trispermus Blanco
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Reutealis trisperma (Blanco) Airy Shaw
  • Common name : Philippine Tung Tree
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Male and female flowers look similar and found on the same plant
  • Key identification features : Leaves are large, glossy, heart-shaped bearing a pair of prominent glands at the end of unusually long (25 cm) leaf stalk.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
  • Native : Malaysian Archipelago, Philippines
  • Literature : K. Sankara Rao 2009. Flowering plants of Indian Institute of Science: A Field Guide. IISC Press.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. trisperma. Downloaded on 8 July 2020.

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