Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species : Acalypha fruticosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
  • Vernacular name : Aathaatthazhai, Seetthaatthazhai, Sotthaachedi, Chinnichedi (Tam.)
  • Collection Nos : FAP 33654
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy & Sandhya Rani
  • Collection Date : 08/04/09
  • Collection Locality : Tumallapalle, Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh State
  • Habitat : Scrub forest
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Comments : Often on foothills to scrub jungles up to 900 m. An aggressive colonizer in foothills and waste places.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Tamil Nadu State; Kadapa district, Chittoor district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Arabia, India, Myanmar
  • Literature : 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 fruticosa. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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