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  Manihot carthaginensis ssp. glaziovii
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Manihot carthaginensis ssp. glaziovii (Muell-.Arg.) Allem, Novon 11: 160. 2001. Manihot glaziovii Muell.-Arg. in Mart., Fl. Bras. 11: 471. 1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1346(942). 1925; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 259. 1982; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 440. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 422. 1994; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 631. 1997; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 459. 2005; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 230. 2007; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 643. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 756. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kattu-rubber
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Ceara rubber tree
  Description: Trees; bark pinkish grey to dark brown; scaly. Leaves peltate; lobes 3 or 5, 10-30 x 6-15 cm, broadly elliptic to obovate, apex acute, dark green above, pale bluish green below; petiole to 32 cm long. Inflorescence lax, usually single or few together. Male flowers: perianth divided to more or less halfway, greenish white to dark purplish inside at base; filaments white; anthers yellow. Female flowers: Perianth green tinged with reddish; ovary smooth. Capsule c. 3 cm across, globose, warty, without wings. Seeds c. 12 mm long; caruncle yellow.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-January
  District(s): Alappuzha, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikkode, Thrissur, Pathanamthitta, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Often grown along fences
  Distribution: Native of Brazil; introduced in India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Karulai, Pandanad
   
 
   
 
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