Sauropus androgynus (L.) Merr.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PHYLLANTHACEAE
  • Basionym : Clutia androgyna L.
  • Synonym(s) : Sauropus albicans Blume; Sauropus indicus Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sauropus androgynus (L.) Merr.
  • Common name : Chikurmanis, Sauropus
  • Vernacular name : Vitamin soppuni gida, Chakra muni gida (Kannada); Elakeera, Velicheera (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Grown in homesteads
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malaya
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; 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=Sauropus androgynus. Downloaded on 12 July 2020.

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