Catha edulis (Vahl) Forss.

 
  • Family : CELASTRACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Celastraceae
  • Species : Catha edulis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Catha edulis (Vahl) Endl.
  • Common name : Arabian Tea
  • Collection Nos : CS 47
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : Northern Africa, Arabian peninsula
  • Comments : Leaves and leaf buds contain an alkaloid, when chewed fresh or dried condition act as stimulant.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Cultivated
  • Floras referred : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis

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