Glochidion tirupathiense Rasingam, Chorghe, Prasanna & Sankara Rao

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Phyllanthaceae
  • Species : Glochidion tirupathiense
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Endemism : Eastern Ghats (Andhra Pradesh)
  • Key identification features : Small evergreen spreading tree up to 4 m height. Is allied to Glochidion ellipticum Wight, differing in the urn-shaped ovary with unlobed columnar style, style as broad as ovary from the base and capsules deeply lobed with each lobes further bilobulate.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : June-November
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Rare along stream banks in moist deciduous forests at about 1000 m altitude.
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient (DD)
  • Distribution Locality : Tirumala Hills (Chittoor district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Taiwania 59(1): 9. 2014
  • 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=Glochidion tirupathiense. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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