Boehmeria glomerulifera Miq.

 
  • Family : URTICACEAE
    (NETTLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Urticaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Boehmeria glomerulifera Miq.
  • Vernacular name : Thannikkuringi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in forests of Western Ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-May
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha & T.P.Ramamoorthy; C.J.Saldanha & S.R.Ramesh
  • Collection Nos : Talbot 1833, HFP 1154, KFP 12455
  • Collection Locality : Bisle Ghat (Hassan); Kempuhole (Hassan)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Theni district
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Ravichandran, V. 2016. Taxonomic and Phytogeographical investigation on endemic plants of Western Ghats with special reference to Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu (Ph.D. thesis work)
  • 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=Boehmeria glomerulifera. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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