Elatostema cuneatum Wight

 
  • Family : URTICACEAE
    (Nettle Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BICHCHHOO FAMILY (बिच्छू फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Urticaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Elatostema cuneatum Wight
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : In damp and shaded places, often on rocks and steep slopes, also in sholas on wood
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Cecil J. Saldanha, K.R. Keshava Murthy
  • Collection Date : 16-10-1978, 06-09-1980
  • Collection Nos : KFP 3355, KFP 12206
  • Collection Locality : Near Shankar Falls, Kemmangundi, Chikkamagaluru district; Top of Charmadi Ghat
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Thrissur district
    • Maharashtra : Thane district
    • Odisha : Koraput district, Bargarh district, Kalhandi district, Ganjam district, Cuttack district, Khurda district, Sambalpur district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bhutan, China, India, Jawa, Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, China, India, Jawa, Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • 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
    • 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=Elatostema cuneatum. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

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