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Published In: Mantissa Plantarum 2: 554–555. 1771. (Mant. Pl.) Name publication detail
 

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General/Distribution: An Indo-Malayasian genus of about 12 species distributed in tropical Asia, Australia and Madagascar. Found both wild and cultivated in Pakistan, where it is represented by 2 species.

 

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Small evergreen trees or shrubs. Leaves with 5-27 leaflets, alternate. Flowers in cymes or corymbs, axillary or terminal. Sepals 5, basally united. Petals 5, free. Stamens 5+5, filaments alternately short, subulate. Ovary 2-5-locular, on a disc. Stigma capitate or lobed. Fruit a berry, 1-2-seeded. Seeds hairy or glabrous.
 

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1 Leaflets 9-27, margin irregularly crenulate. Petals 7 mm, linear-oblong. Ripe berries black Murraya koenigii
+ Leaflets 5-7, margin undulate. Petals 12-15 mm, oblong to lanceolate. Ripe berries deep orange to red Murraya paniculata
 
 
 
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