Suregada angustifolia (Baill ex Muell.-Arg) Airy-Shaw

    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : EUPHORBIACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Suregada lanceolata (Willd.) Kuntze; Gelonium lanceolatum Willd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Suregada lanceolata (Willd.) Kuntze
  • Vernacular name : Guakulia, Dalsing, Pitakhakara, Kukra (Oria); Surugada, Sargada (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills to 600m or more with a rather restricted distribution. Occasionally seen growing across hill streams mixed with a number of evergreen species.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Nellore district, Prakasam district, Kurnool district, Srikakulam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Cuttack district, Koraput district, Khurda district, Kendrapara district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Madurai district, Tiruvannamalai district
    • Chattisgarh : Raipur district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. angustifolia. Downloaded on 4 December 2022.

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