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  Euphorbia rothiana
 
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  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Euphorbia rothiana Spreng., Syst. Veg. 3: 796. 1826; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 263. 1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1278(894). 1925; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 249. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 416. 1988; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 36. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 48. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 372. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 290. 2002; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 270. 2007; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 737. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Merasupalchedi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Subshrubs, stem glaucous, glabrous. Leaves alternate, opposite or whorled, 6-10 x 2 cm, apex acute, base attenuate into a short petiole, entire, glabrous, glaucous below. Cyathium 2 x 2 mm, in terminal panicled cymes, 5-glandular around the rim of involucre; male florets many, filaments glabrous; ovary long-stalked. Capsule 3 x 3 mm, cocci 3, globular, smooth; seeds 2.5 x 2 mm, obovoid, smooth.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Kannur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Margins of evergreen forests and grasslands
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  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:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Kalvarimala, Karimala, Karimalagopuram, Devicolam, Campshed area, Tirunalli, Kanthaloor forests
   
 
   
 
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