Share web
 
 
 
Home Kerala Plants - DVD Search Kerala Plants Exotic Plants Garden Plants Trees Shrubs Climbers Medicinal Plants
 
KERALA PLANTS
Search Kerala Plants
Exotic Plants
Garden Plants
Trees
Herbs
Shrubs
Climbers
Medicinal Plants
GENERAL
Introduction
Location
Geology & Soil
Climate
Phytogeography
Vegetation
 
KERALA PLANTS - DVD
5094 plants; 880 exotics; 100 more multiple keys for finding plants; 20,000 more plant images; 6,800 local/trade/common names and more...>>>
   
 
  Breynia retusa
 
More images:..>> 21,000 images, 5094 plants; 880 exotics; 100 more multiple keys for finding plants; 6,800 local/trade/common names
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Breynia retusa (Dennst.) Alston, Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Peradeniya) 11: 204. 1929; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 359. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 334. 1985; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 246. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 411. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 356. 1989; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 422. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 408. 1994; Chakrab. & Gangop., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 20: 505. 1996; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 336. 1995; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 396. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 608. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 366. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 280. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 283. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 600. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 439. 2005; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 340. 2007; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 621. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 725. 2009. Phyllanthus retusus Dennst., Schluss. Hort. Malab. 24. 1818. Breynia patens (Roxb.) Rolfe, J. Bot. 11: 359. 1882; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 329. 1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1304(912). 1925. Phyllanthus patens Roxb., Fl. Ind. 3: 667. 1832. Melanthesa turbinata Wight, Ic. t. 1897. 1852. Melanthesa obliqua Wight, Ic. t. 1898. f. 2. 1852.
  Malayalam Name(s): Aattacherukola, Ekdania
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high. Leaves simple, alternate, 1.3-2.5 x 0.7-1.3 cm, broadly elliptic or ovate, apex obtuse, base rounded or acute, glaucous below, black on drying; petiole to 2 mm long. Flowers unisexual, solitary, axillary. Male flowers 3 mm across; pedicels 1 mm long; perianth turbinate, 3-4 mm long, truncate; lobes 5-6; stamens 3. Female flowers 5-6 mm across; pedicels 3-4 mm; perianth campanulate, 3-4 mm long, 5-6-lobed; ovary globose; stigma bifid. Capsule 1.2-1.5 cm across, depressed globose, orange-red on ripening, subtended by the enlarged fruiting perianth.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-September
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and deciduous forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Sri Lanka to Indo-China
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Creamy, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 500-1200
  Localities: Vazhani, Karimutty, Kottamalapallam, Ambari, Pooppara, Damsite, Valiyaparathode, Thannithode, Kannoth, Marayur, Mundurapalai river side, Chinnar to Marayur, Karivara slopes, Kudam-Siruvani forests, Malampuzha, Mulleria, Cheriyanad, Karuvarakundu, Vadapur
   
 
   
 
Pookalam Designs
 
 
 
 
 
Website Hit Counters