Pouzolzia auriculata Wight

 
  • Family : URTICACEAE
    (NETTLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Urticaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Parapodukki (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on foothills to 1200m, by stream banks.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Vishakapatnam district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district, Guntur district
    • Karnataka : Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chikkamagaluru district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Koraput district, Sundergarh district, Keonjhar district, Cuttack district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Chitteri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
  • 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=Pouzolzia auriculata. Downloaded on 15 December 2019.

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