Indian Subcontinent to SC. China and Indo-China, Jawa as per WCSP;
Andaman Is.; Assam; Bangladesh; Cambodia; China South-Central; East Himalaya; India; Jawa; Laos; Myanmar; Nepal; Nicobar Is.; Pakistan; Thailand; Vietnam; West Himalaya as per Catalogue of Life;

Large shrubs; young stem, petioles and leaf below villous with curled hairs. Leaves 3-9 x 2-4 cm, elliptic or obovate, base attenuate, apex shortly acuminate; petiole to 3 mm long. Spikes terminal, single or 2-branched, 2.5-3 cm long. Perianth greenish-yellow; lobes 4, c. 1.5 mm long, brown hairy within. In male flowers stamens 2, attached in depressions on the disc. In female flowers ovary obovoid, 1-loculed; ovules 2. Drupe 4-6 mm across, globose.

Flowering and fruiting: July-December
Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests and sacred groves
Indo-Malesia and South China
(From India Biodiversity Portal on 31.5.13

Antidesma acidum of Euphorbiaceae, from Manipur. The leaves and fruits taste sour.

I have heard about this plant but have never seen it thank you very much … for the lovely opportunity

id pls 210513NI01 : Attachments (1).  3 posts by 3 authors.
Evergreen tree species from ernakulam Kerala.

Antidesma diandrum (Euphorbiaceae)

Antidesma diandrum is a synonym of Antidesma acidum Retz

Antidesma acidum (Phyllanthaceae) : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Shrubs, ca 2 m high from Amboli Ghat, Sindhudurg dist., Maharashtra.

Re: Grape like fruit : 6 posts by 5 authors. 2 images.
Rajnagar, Kumarghat, Tripura
It is small tree.
Kindly identify

Seems to Antidesma acidum Phyllanthaceae,

bitter to taste?

Thanks, …, for the id.
To me also appears close to images at Antidesma acidum Retz.

Yes, Antidesma acidum.


MS,Oct,2021/80 Antidesma sp. for id: 1 high res. image.
Location : Khawzawl

Date : 31-08-2012
Habit : Shrub or small tree
Habitat : Wild

Antidesma montanum Blume ??

Antidesma bunius.

Leaves look a bit different and apex obtuse.
Can it be Antidesma acidum Retz. ?

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