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Kurinji flowers under threat from climate change

The plant that blooms in synchronicity with other members of its species, known as masting or mass seeding, used to carpet the upper slopes of The Nilgiris and other parts of the Western Ghats. However, due to habitat loss, several of the 45 species of Strobilanthes found in India are said to be threatened with extinction.

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Printable version | Feb 19, 2020 11:46:29 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/videos/article9235741.ece

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