Chrozophora prostrata Dalzell & Gibson

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Chrozophora prostrata var. parvifolia (Klotzsch ex Schweinf.) N.P.Balakr.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Chrozophora plicata (Vahl) A.Juss. ex Spreng.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Lingameriyam (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Common in waste lands
  • Flower, Fruit : July-May
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Krishna district, Kurnool district
    • Telangana : Hyderabad Urban district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Kalhandi district, Jajpur district, Bargarh district, Ganjam district, Puri district, Khurda district
  • Native : Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gulf States, India, Jawa, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sinai, Somalia, Suda
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gulf States, India, Jawa, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
    • Pullaiah, T & Ali Moulali, D., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Chrozophora prostrata. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

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