Acalypha lanceolata Willd.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Acalypha fallax Muell.-Arg.; Ricinocarpus lanceolatus (Willd.) Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Acalypha lanceolata Willd.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Scrub Forests
  • Key identification features : Milky latex
  • Flower, Fruit : April-November
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 05-11-2014; 10-10-2013
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-184; FAP 42016
  • Collection Locality : Aluru kona, Anantapur district; Batrepalli, Anantapur district
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district, Anantapur district, West Godavari district, Nellore district, East Godavari district, Kadapa district, Srikakulam district
    • Telangana : Adilabad district, Nizamabad district
    • Karnataka : Dharwad district, Uttara Kannada district, Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Dakshina Kannada district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Alappuzha district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Puri district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruchirapalli district, Dharmapuri district
    • Lakshadweep : Kalpeni Islands, Kavaratti Islands, Minicoy Islands
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Java, Sumtra, Malaysia, Polynesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District, Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Saldanha, 1996
    • Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state
    • Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi
    • Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District
    • C., Sudhakar Reddy & Roy, Parth. (2011). Plant Diversity of Lakshadweep Islands.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Acalypha lanceolata. Downloaded on 30 May 2024.

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