Sauropus quadrangularis (Willd.) Müll.Arg.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PHYLLANTHACEAE
  • Basionym : Phyllanthus quadrangularis Willd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sauropus quadrangularis (Willd.) Müll.Arg.
  • Vernacular name : Aruni, Punarmuringa (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous, evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in forests, open ground and in scrub forests
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Mayurbhanj district, Cuttack district, Ganjam district, Nayagarh district
  • World Distribution : India, China, Indo-China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Gamble 1925. Fl. Pres. Mad. 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=Sauropus quadrangularis. Downloaded on 13 July 2020.

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