Pouzolzia wightii Benn.

 
  • Family : URTICACEAE
    (Nettle Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BICHCHHOO FAMILY (बिच्छू फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Urticaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Pouzolzia pentandra var. wightii (Benn. & Br.) Friis & Wilmot-Dear
  • Vernacular name :
    • Parakozhuppa (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, Tropical semi-evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills to 1100m by streams.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district
    • Telangana : Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Tumakuru district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Namakkal district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Theni district, Tirunelveli district, Virudhunagar district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Yoganarasimhan et al., 1977 - Enumeration of the Flora of Chikmagalur
    • Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pouzolzia wightii. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

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