Macaranga andamanica Kurz, Forest Fl. Burma 2: 389 1877. (syn: Macaranga bracteata Merr.; Macaranga brandisii King ex Hook.f.; Macaranga esquirolii (H.Lév.) Rehder; Macaranga kampotensis Gagnep.; Macaranga rosuliflora Croizat; Macaranga trigonostemonoides Croizat; Morinda esquirolii H.Lév.; Tanarius brandisii (King ex Hook.f.) Kuntze);
SC. China to Pen. Malaysia as per WCSP;
Macaranga andamanica Kurz (Euphorbiaceae) from South Andaman Island : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Shrubs or trees up to 3 m high. Scattered in open sunny places of evergreen forests up to 200 m altitude.
Myanmar, China, Thailand and Malaysia.
This is male plant with spicate inflorescence. The female flowers arise at the apex of a long stalk fully concealed by a pair of foliaceous bracts.
Photographer: Dr. M. Chennakesavulu Naik
Botanical name: Macaranga andamanica Kurz
Habit: Shrubs or trees, 1-6 m high. The present images showing the male inflorescences.
Habitat: Fairly common in the edges of inland forests on hillocks, often along streams, on rocky or clayey loam, up to 200 m altitude.
Distribution: India (Andaman Islands), Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, China and Malaysia.
References: The Plant List Ver.1.1 WCSP IPNI Catalogue of Life GBIF (with type specimen) BSI Flora of India Flora of China