Kurinji, the flower of the blue mountains
Mariyakutty Mathew Foundation, Thodupuzha, has published a
book on kurinji, the plant that blooms only once in 12
years, and its habitat. The 60-page hardbound book comes
with more than 25 exclusive photographs on glossy paper and
a special article on animals of shola forests by Jafar Palot
of Zoological Survey of India and remembrances of previous
kurinji blooms by P. K. Uthaman and Roy Mathew. It covers
topics such as where and when kurinji blooms, and the flora
and fauna of shola grasslands.
The book is priced at Rs. 375. You can order the book by VPP
or online (through NEFT/IMPS payment). Please write to
firstname.lastname@example.org or WhatsApp/SMS 6282834179 for placing
your orders, with your full mailing address. Payments can be
made by NEFT or IMPS to Foundation's bank Account No.
851710110001563 with Thodupuzha branch of Bank of India
(IFSC Code: BKID0008517) or by cheque or demand draft drawn
on Mariyakutty-Mathew Foundation. The book will be sent by
Registered Post free of charge within India. Postage will be
extra for those ordering the book from outside India.
The book is also available through amazon.in
Brochure here (PDF 358KB).
Mariyakutty Mathew Foundation
Regd. Office: Kalayanthani, Thodupuzha 695588.
Postal Address for correspondence:
TC 32/2417 Vettikonam
Phone: (471) 2373448