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  Euphorbia santapaui
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Euphorbia santapaui Henry, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 6: 329. 1964 (1965); M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 415. 1994; Gopalan & Henry, Endemic Pl. Agasthiyamala 185. 2000; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 608. 2002; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 276. 2007.
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  Description: Succulent trees, 10 m high, very profusely branched. Leaves minute, 0.1-0.3 cm diam.; ovate-orbicular, convex on the upper side, early deciduous. Cyathia 0.5-1 x 0.5-0.6 cm. Male flowers 5-6; stamens single, filament 0.1-0.15 cm long, attached and joined with pedicel. Ovary 0.2-0.3 cm across; style 3, connate, 0.08-0.12 cm long; stigma 2-fid. Capsule 0.6-0.8 cm across, glabrous or slightly pubescent without.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-May
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, Red
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Endangered (EN)
  Altitude: 1200-2000
  Localities: Agastyarkudam, Pongalapara
   
 
   
 
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