Acalypha ciliata Forssk.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species : Acalypha ciliata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acalypha ciliata Forssk.
  • Vernacular name : Mera paku (Tel.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0416; KFP 9054
  • Collector(s) Name : K.Sankara Rao, K.R.K.Swamy & Arun Singh R.; S.B.Manohar
  • Collection Date : 26/11/15; 23/08/1979
  • Collection Locality : Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary, Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh State; Sandur Hills, Bellary district, Karnataka State
  • Habitat : Deciduous forest
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Comments : Occasional on foothills to scrub jungles.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Sandur Hills (Bellary district) (Karnataka State); Tamil Nadu State; Kurnool district, Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary (Chittoor district), East Godavari, Visakhapatnam district, Prakasham district, Krishna district, West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district), Sambalpur district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Arabia, Himalaya, India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.; Naidu, M.T, O.A. Kumar & M. Venkaiah (2015). Vascular plant diversity in the sacred grove of Modapalli in Viskhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(10): 7683-7690
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Acalypha ciliata. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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