Nilgiri nettle

noun
Nil·gi·ri nettle
variants: or Nilghiri nettle \ˈnilgərē- \

Definition of Nilgiri nettle 

: any of several plants (genus Girardinia) of the family Urticaceae especially : an East Indian fiber plant (G. palmata) with stinging foliage and stems that yield a strong fiber useful for cordage

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History and Etymology for Nilgiri nettle

from Nilgiri Hills, India

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