Ziziphus oenoplia (L.) Mill.

 
  • Family : RHAMNACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rhamnaceae
  • Species : Ziziphus oenoplia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ziziphus oenopolia (L.) Mill.
  • Common name : Jackal Jujube, Indian Plum
  • Vernacular name : Karkandhu (San.); Makkaya (Hin.); Chee mullu, Choori mullu (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 5208, KFP 9056
  • Key identification features : A ferruginous prickly shrub with recurved prickles. Leaves are ovate, 3-4 nerved with tomentum. Flowers are axillary, sessile and with 10-lobed yellowish disc at the centre. Petals are greenish. Fruit is a drupe, black when ripe.
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka, Pantropics
  • Comments : Common along hedges and in forests. Berries are edible.
  • 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, 1996; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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