Phyllanthus maderaspatensis L.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (Spurge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMLA FAMILY (आँवला फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Phyllanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Phyllanthus maderaspatensis L.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Madrasa nelli (Kannada)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist and dry deciduous forests, scrub jungles, also in the plains and agricultural fields
  • Comments / notes : Often in plains to 1000m, in fallow fields, cleared or arable land and also in moist localities
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Kurnool district, Guntur district, Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Nizamabad district
    • Karnataka : All Districts
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Puri district, Ganjam district, Khurda district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Arabia, Sri Lanka, India, China, Java, Australia
  • 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
    • N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
    • Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District
    • Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District
    • Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga District
    • Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District
    • Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere District
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Phyllanthus maderaspatensis. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

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