Ostodes paniculata Blume

 
  • 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) : Ostodes paniculata Blume
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Evergreen trees up to 15 m tall; Leaves simple, alternate, ovate-oblong or oblong-lanceolate; margin serrated; Flowers in axillary inflorescences, unisexual, dioecious; sepals 5, connate, petals 5, free, white; stamens free; style 3, stigma bifid; Fruits rounded, 3 lobed, hairy, longitudinally grooved; green when young, brown when mature, 3 seeded; seeds ellipsoidal, brown, with yellowish spots.
  • Flower, Fruit : March- May
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Manipur : Manipur
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Bhutan, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Sumatera, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • Navendu Page., Aparajita Datta., Bibidishananda Basu (2022). Trees of Arunachal Pradesh-a field guide, Pg: 304-305
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Ostodes paniculata. Downloaded on 30 May 2024.

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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