Gnidia glauca (Fresen.) Gilg

 
  • Family : THYMELAEACEAE
    (Mezereum Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : RAMETA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : THYMELAEACEAE
  • Basionym : Lasiosiphon glaucus Fresen.
  • Synonym(s) : Gnidia eriocephala Meisn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gnidia glauca (Fresen.) Gilg
  • Common name : Fish Poison Bush
  • Vernacular name : Nachinaar (Tamil); Nanjinar, Nanju (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen, dry deciduous and shola forests
  • Flower, Fruit : January-May
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy & Noel Sebastian
  • Collection Date : 24-11-2018
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-1781
  • Collection Locality : Chinnakanal, Idukki district, Kerala
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka and Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Gowda, 2004 – Flora of Sringeri; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg Districts ; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Herbarium specimen from Chinnakanal, Idukki district, Kerala
  • 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=Gnidia glauca. Downloaded on 5 June 2020.

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