Flacourtia indica (Burm.f.) Merr.

 
  • Family : FLACOURTIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Salicaceae
  • Species : Flacourtia indica
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr.
  • Common name : Governer's Plum, Madagascar Plum
  • Vernacular name : Aghori, Vikankata, Kanchu, Bilangra (San.); Mulluthare, Miradi (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 11271, KFP 11272, HFP 31, HFP 1836, CS 8280
  • Key identification features : A small, thorny, deciduous shrub. Sometimes bears leaves and flowers on thorns. Leaves are obovate with serrate or entire margin. Flowers are small, dioecious, greenish-yellow, in racemes. Fruit is a globose berry.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamrajnagar, Chikamagalur, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mysore, Raichur, Ramanagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Yadgir
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi

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