Baliospermum montanum (Willd.) Müll.Arg.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Basionym : Jatropha montana Willd.
  • Synonym(s) : Baliospermum solanifolium (Burm.) Suresh; Croton solanifolius Geiseler; Baliospermum axillare Blume
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Baliospermum solanifolium (Burm.) Suresh
  • Vernacular name :
    • Danti (Hindi)
    • Kaduharalu (Kannada)
    • Danti (Sanskrit)
    • Jamalgota (Marathi)
    • Dumbojoda, Konaka (Oria)
    • Nelajidi (Telugu)
    • Cheriyadanthi, Danthi, Dantika, Kadalavannakku, Nagadanthi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Tropical moist deciduous forests, field borders; also shaded places
  • Comments / notes : Occasional
  • Flower, Fruit : August-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Kurnool district, West Godavari district, Krishna district
    • Telangana : Khammam district, Nizamabad district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Koraput district, Dhenkanal district, Ganjam district, Bargarh district, Angul district, Bolangir district, Khurda district
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Myanmar, Java, Malay peninsula, India
  • 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 et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Baliospermum montanum. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

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