Blepharistemma membranifolia (Miq.) Ding Hou

 
  • Family : RHIZOPHORACEAE
    (MANGROVE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rhizophoraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Blepharistemma serratum (Dennst.) Suresh
  • Common name : Neerkuruntha
  • Vernacular name : Nirkurunda (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests and semi-Evergreen forests, also in the plains
  • Flower, Fruit : February-July
  • Collection Nos : Metz in Hohenack 713 (K)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Kottayam district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Blepharistemma membranifolia. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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