Elatostema surculosum Wight

  • Family : URTICACEAE
    (Nettle Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BICHCHHOO FAMILY (बिच्छू फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : URTICACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Elatostema monandrum (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) H.Hara
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Elatostema monandrum (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) H.Hara
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : On moss covered rocks in damp and shaded places in Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Dhenkanal district, Sambalpur district, Bargarh district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; 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=Elatostema surculosum. Downloaded on 12 July 2020.

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