Flacourtia latifolia (Hook. f. & Thomson) T. Cooke, Fl. Bombay 1: 56 56 1901. (Flacourtia ramontchi var. latifolia Hook. f. & Thomson);
India: Semi evergreen and moist deciduous forests of Western Ghats, up to 1200 m. Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala as per BSI Flora of India (1993);
 
Common name: Broad-Leaved Coffee-Plum • Marathi: तांबट Tanbat  
 


Acc. Flora of BSI Mah (As per efi thread):
Styles absent (stigma sessile)… F. latifolia
Styles distinct and conspicuous:
Tomentose young twigs; leaves turning brown on drying ….
F. montana
Glabrous young twigs; Leaves not turning brown ….
F. indica.



From Cooke’s flora. the size of flower is a good additional differentiating character.
Drupe size of a cherry; scarlet when ripe ……………………….F. Montana
Drupe size of a plum; purple when ripe………………………..F.cataphracta (Synonym of Flacourtia jangomas (Lour.) Raeusch. as per GRIN)
Drupe size of a pea;
Stigmas 5-11…………………………………………………………F.Ramontchii (syn. of Flacourtia indica as per GRIN)
Stigmas 3-4…………………………………………………………..F.latifolia
  
few photos of a flowering thorny shrub is attached herewith for identification.
it is from mysore area.


is a Flacourtia sp. possibly F.indica locally called Tambat.


May be Flacourtia indica var. latifolia  OR, F. latifolia. 


 
 

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Wild plant ID request – RK94 – 13-Jan-2013: Requesting identification of this spiny wild plant from Tungareshwer. It is around 3 – 4 feet tall. The leaves are leathery.


This is a species of Flacourtia possibly Tambat [F.indica].


Yes I am also thinking on … line of thinking.


Yes, I also think it’s Flacourtia indica. A seedling or regrowth from a cut tree.


Appears more closer to images at Flacourtia latifolia than those at Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr.
Small tree near Pandharpani in Chandoli Reserve Forest, Maharashtra.
Bot. name: Flacourtia latifolia
Family: Flacourtiaceae


I am seeing it for the first time.


 

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Shrub ID request – RK34 – 27-Oct-2012: Saw this interesting shrub growing near a marsh / wetland in Vasai region. Some of the thorns were branched as seen in the 3rd photo. Tks.


This is a species of Flacourtia possibly F. indica locally called Tambat. Please check the archives of this group for my photographs of this.


Appears more closer to images at Flacourtia latifolia than those at Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr.


 

 

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Small Shrub for ID : Pali : 200213 : AK-1: A small, cultivated tree seen in a farm at Pali, Maharashtra on 23/11/12.
Flacourtia?


This is a species of Flacourtia possibly Tambat [F.indica].


Thanks a lot for the quick reply and id.


Appears more closer to images at Flacourtia latifolia than those at Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr.


 

Flacourtia seen at a farm in Pali, Maharashtra.

Posted on our group earlier.
Identified by … as Flacourtia species, possibly Flacourtia indica.


Appears more closer to images at Flacourtia latifolia than those at Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr.


 

 

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ANAUG38 Shrub with stout thorns for ID : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3).
Camp Gee Dee, Bangalore
August 2014


Looks like Flacourtia sp.


Other recipients: nidhans…@gmail.com
Thank you sir. On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 6:11 PM, Nidhan Singh wrote: Looks like Flacourtia sp.
Thank you sir.

May be Flacourtia latifolia as per images and details herein.


 

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