Boehmeria platyphylla D. Don

 
  • Family : URTICACEAE
    (NETTLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Urticaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Boehmeria macrophylla Hornem.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Shaded localities especially in valleys
  • Comments / notes : Common in forests of Western Ghats
  • Flower, Fruit : July-November
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha & P.Prakash
  • Collection Nos : Sedgwick 6579, KFP 2977, KFP 4177
  • Collection Locality : Charmadi Ghat (Chikamagalur)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Tropical Asia, Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Pullaiah, Ali Moulali, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 2.
  • 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 platyphylla. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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