Flora of the Nilgiris

Plants from Flora of Nilgiri Biosphere (Eastern Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve)
Flora of Nilgiri Biosphere (Northern Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve)
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Dendrocalamus strictus (Roxb.) Nees


Irula Name : Kriva bidur, Siru munga
Tamil Name : Kal mungil
Hindi Name : Bans
Malayalam Name : Kallan mula

Habit : An unarmed slender bamboo.

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Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.


Irula Name : Gherkai pullu/Arugampullu
Tamil Name : Arugam pillu
Hindi Name : Dub, Hariali


Habit : A perennial creeping grass with erect culms.

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Bambusa arundinacea (Retz.) Willd.

English Name : Bamboo
Irula Name : Peria mungil, Billia moonga
Tamil Name : Mungil, Periya mungil, Peru varai mungi

Malayalam Name : Mula, Illi

Habit : A tall erect green bamboo with spines.

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