Phyllanthus rheedei Wight

    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PHYLLANTHACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Phyllanthus kozhikodianus Sivar. & Manilal; Phyllanthus macraei var. hispidus Gamble
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Phyllanthus rheedei Wight
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous, semi-evergreen and shola forests, also in forest plantations and grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills in dry forests
  • Flower, Fruit : October-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, Chalama forest-Kurnool district, West Godavari district, Kadapa district, Anantapur district, Krishna district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district, The Nilgiri district, Coimbatore district, Tirunelveli district, Kanyakumari district, Namakkal district, Salem district, Theni district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Virudhunagar district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere District
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. rheedei. Downloaded on 12 May 2021.

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