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Published In: An Interpretation of Rumphius's Herbarium Amboinense 377. 1917. (Interpr. Herb. Amboin.) Name publication detail
 

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Synonym Text: Flacourtia ramontchi
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per. March April.
Distribution: Distribution: Sub himalayan zone West Pakistan, 600 l000 m; South India, Ceylon.
Comment/Acknowledgements: The fruits are edible.
Illustration: Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr. (Illustration)
Map Location: C-7 Kashmir: Narmah, Poonch, Rashid Khan 27379 (RAW); Ghamir, Kotli to Mirpur, 3000, Rashid 14. 12. 52 (RAW); Rawalpindi Dist.: Panjar, R.R. Stewart 25515 (RAW); 36 Swat: Buner, Stewart, Nasir, Siddiqi 1433 (RAW).

 

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Small trees, up to 6 m tall, dioecious. Spines axillary. Younger branches pubescent. Leaves oval or ovate to almost orbicular; sizes variable, up to 6 cm long; surface glabrous to pubescent; veins prominent, pubescent; margin crenate to serrate; apex acute to obtuse. Male flowers in short branched clustered racemes; branches villous. Calyx 4-5, 1- 1.5 mm long, pubescent. Stamens numerous; filaments long; anthers short, oblong, opening by slits. Female flowers on short branches, solitary or in pairs; branches and pedicels villous. Sepals 4-5, 1-1.5 mm long villous. Petals lacking. Ovary on a disc, glabrous; stigmas 5-10. Fruit globose, 6-7 mm in diameter. Seeds obovoid, 2-2.5 mm long .
 
 
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