Endospermum chinense Benth.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Endospermum chinense Benth.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Evergreen trees up to 35 m tall; Leaves simple, alternate broadly ovate; margin entire; Flowers in axillary spikes, unisexual, dioecious; sepals 4-5, free; petals absent; male flowers in clusters, stamens 6-10, in 2-3 series, paired, filaments short; female flowers solitary; Fruits nearly rounded, fleshy, hairy, green when young, yellow when mature, 3 seeded; seeds ellipsoid, black.
  • Flower, Fruit : May- November
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, China, Bhutan, Hainan, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • Navendu Page., Aparajita Datta., Bibidishananda Basu (2022). Trees of Arunachal Pradesh-a field guide, Pg: 288-289
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Endospermum chinense. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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