Acalypha paniculata Miq.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species : Acalypha paniculata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acalypha paniculata Miq.
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0370
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R. & K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 31/10/15
  • Collection Locality : Swamimalai Hills, Vellore district, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habitat : Deciduous forest
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : May-December
  • Comments : Often on hills above 300 m, in moist and shady places, and also in village wastelands etc.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : B.R.Hills (Chamarajnagar district) (Karnataka State); Swamimalai Hill, Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district, Cuttack district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Sri Lanka, India, Java
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; 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. paniculata. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.


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