Acalypha indica L.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species : Acalypha indica
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acalypha indica L.
  • Common name : Indian Acalypha
  • Vernacular name : Khokali, Kuppi, Khokli, Kuppikoshi (Hin.); Kuppe gida (Kan.); Pippinta, Kuppai chettu (Tel.); Kuppaimaeni, Naaikurungu (Tam.); Haritamanjari (San.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Comments : Often on plains to 1000 m, in moist places, river banks and in shade.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Timor, Philippines
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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 indica. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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