Aporosa indoacuminata Chakrab. & N.P.Balakr., Fl. Ind. 23: 369. 2012 [Oct 2012] ;
SW. India as per POWO;
Euphorbiaceae Fortnight :: Aporosa acuminata :: Valparai :: MK 013 : Attachments (5). 3 posts by 3 authors.
Habitat: riparian / evergreen
Location: Valparai, TN
Alt.: 900 m asl
Date: 18 July 2012
Aporosa indo-acuminata Chakrab. & N.P.Balakr., endemic to India (Kerala and Tamil Nadu).
This is the only 2nd Aporosa posted during the fortnight. The other sp being Aporosa cardiosperma
Please help me to identify this shrub found near a riparian habitat in Western Ghats. The shrub was about 3 m high and evergreen. The simple leaves measures 10x4cm. fruit measures 1.5cm across.
I have no clue for this species, kindly help.
Place: Vaalparai, TN
Habitat: rain forest
Alt.: 960 m asl
Date: 12 July 2012
Its likely to be Aporosa acuminata
Seems to be Aporusa acuminata
Yes, Aporosa acuminata Thw.
Reply from another thread:
“Aporosa indo-acuminata Chakrab. & N.P.Balakr., endemic to India (Kerala and Tamil Nadu).”
Yes Aporosa acuminata of Euphorbiaceae family
I reiterate that Aporosa indo-acuminata Chakrab. & N.P.Balakr. in N.P.Balakr. et al., Fl. India 23: 369. 2012 of Kerala and Tamil Nadu is different and distinct from A. acuminata of Sri Lanka
I will check the same and get back to you. This plant is certainly A. acuminata but another upload from Mudumalai would not be A. indo-acuminata that is A. lindleana only
Kindly help to identify this plant. Is this Aporosa acuminata species?
Local name: kaatu kaapi
I think you are right …
Thank you all, for the id; how could we differentiate this from Aporosa lindleyana (Wight) Baill.?
See the attached document. Aporosa.doc
This could be Aporosa lindleyana
Good photographs of Aporosa indo-acuminata Chakrab. & N.P.Balakr. in N.P.Balakr. et al. Fl. India 23: 369. 2012. It is different and distinct from Aporosa acuminata of Sri Lanka.
Aporosa indoacuminata Chakrab. & N.P. Balakr. (Phllanthaceae) from Kerala : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Shrubs or trees, 2 – 10 m high. Common in evergreen forests between 200 – 1800 m altitudes. This is endemic to India (Kerala and Tamil Nadu).
Image by courtesy of Dr. N. P. Balakrishnan.