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  Acalypha ciliata
 
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  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Acalypha ciliata Forssk., Fl. Aeg.-Arab. 162. 1775; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 417. 1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1330(930). 1925; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 406. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 418. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 405. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 278. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 280. 2002; Rani & Balakr., J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 31: 95. 2007; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 125. 2007.
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  Description: Subshrubs, branches pubescent. Leaves to 7 x 4 cm, ovate, cuneate, membranous, acuminate at apex, base rounded, sparsely puberulus, margin ciliate; petiole to 5 cm. Spikes axillary, to 2 cm; sepals 4, pubescent; female flowers crowded below; bracts 5 mm, campanulate, pubescent ca. 12-15 toothed, ciliate, ovary 1.5 mm; male flowers on the upper half minute. Capsule 3 mm across, smooth.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-August
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests and in the plains
  Distribution: Paleotropics
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Chinnar, Thekkady, Cannanore, Tellicherry, Bhavani river bank, Chindaki forest
   
 
   
 
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