Scutia myrtina (Burm.f.) Kurz

 
  • Family : RHAMNACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rhamnaceae
  • Species : Scutia myrtina
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Scutia myrtina (Burm. f.) Kurz
  • Common name : Cat Thorn
  • Vernacular name : Kurti, Karanji (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1492, CJS 9700, KFP 11053
  • Key identification features : A large prickly shrub. The prickles are hooked. Leaves are simple and opposite. Flowers are small in axillary clusters. Stamens are enclosed by the petals. Stigmas are hairy. Fruit is small (6 mm.), globose and smooth. Occassional in evergreen forests.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Chikamagalur, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1996; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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