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  Euphorbia antiquorum
 
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  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Euphorbia antiquorum L., Sp. Pl. 450. 1753; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1277(894). 1925; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 414. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 282. 1999; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 274. 2007; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 653. 2009. Euphorbia antiquorum L. var. polygona Wight, Ic. t. 897. 1843.
  Malayalam Name(s): Chathurakalli, Katakkalli, Palkalli
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Triangular spruge
  Description: Armed fleshy shrubs; branchlets 3-5 angular, spines to 1 cm. Cyathia axillary, in lax cymes; bracts 5, 5 mm, ovate; peduncles 1 cm long; involucre cupular, 5 mm long, glands 5, thick, semicircular; male flowers in 5 groups of 4-8 each; stalk 3 mm, female flowers erect; ovary 3 x 4, styles 3. Capsule 1 cm across.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s):
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Champakkad
   
 
   
 
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