Antidesma acidum Retzius

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Phyllanthaceae
  • Species : Antidesma acidum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Antidesma acidum Retz.
  • Vernacular name : Amoori (Hin.); Bili komme, Meginakaadu soppu (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : CJS 1874, CJS 18568, KFP 1184, KFP 7718
  • Collector(s) Name : S.R Ramesh & S.B.Manohar
  • Key identification features : Small trees. Young parts are pubescnt. Leaves thin, chartaceous, obovate-elliptic, acute at apex, narrowed at base, pleasantly acidic, turn deep red before falling. Calyx cup-shaped, shallowly 4-lobed. Fruit purplish-red, edible.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : Indo-Malayan
  • Conservation Status : Rare (R)
  • Collection Locality : Doddasampige, B.R.Hills (Chamarajanagar)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1996; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi

Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

Field Images

Comments

All fields are required







Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Karnataka by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://florakarnataka.ces.iisc.ernet.in.