Debregeasia ceylanica J. Hooker

 
  • Family : URTICACEAE
    (NETTLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Urticaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Debregeasia wallichiana subsp. ceylanica (Hook.f.) Wilmot-Dear
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Inner bark yields a strong fibre called 'Wild Rhea' (Sri Lanka)
  • Collection Nos : CJS 16973
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shivamogga district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Karnataka
  • Conservation Status : Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Literature : Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
  • 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=Debregeasia ceylanica. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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