Subramanian & Nayar, 1965
This member of the Euphorbiaceae
family was described by Chirayathumadom Venkatachalier Subramanian
and Madhavan Parameswarau Nayar in 1965. It is found
in the costal areas of Tamilnadu and Kerala in India. It grows in
pours, red lateris soil with some water in summer, none at
wintertime. It receives bright light to full sun. The caudex can
grow to 30 centimetres, the whole plant reach up to two meters high.
The flowers are yellow.
The genera name from the Greek
words ἰατρός; iatros, meaning 'physician', and τροφή;
trophe meaning 'nutrition', as to medicinal uses. The species name for Prof. Panchanan Maheshwari,1904-1966, an