Naringi crenulata (Roxb.) Nicolson, C. J. Saldanha & D. H. Nicolson, Fl. Hassan Distr. 387. 1976 (syn: (≡) Hesperethusa crenulata (Roxb.) M. Roem.; (≡) Limonia crenulata Roxb. (basionym));
Trees, to 10 m, armed with sharp solitary or paired axillary spines; bark yellowish-grey, smooth, corky; blaze yellow; branchlets angled, glabrous. Leaves imparipinnate, alternate, estipulate; rachis 2.5-10 cm long, winged, wings obovate-oblong, glabrous, punctate; leaflets 3-7, opposite, sessile, estipellate; lamina 1-6 x 0.7-2.4 cm, elliptic or elliptic-obovate, base acute or obliquely acute, apex obtuse to emarginate, margin crenate, glabrous, profusely pellucid-gland dotted; glands dimorphic; coriaceous; lateral nerves 4-10 pairs, pinnate, slender, faint, intercostae reticulate, faint. Flowers bisexual, white, in few flowered axillary racemes; pedicel 8-10 mm long; sepals 4, free or united at base, ovate-orbicular, glandular; petals 4, free, elliptic or oblong, white, glandular, glabrous; stamens 8, subequal, free, inserted round the disc; filaments subulate; anthers yellow, apiculate, disc thin, glandular; ovary superior, globose, 4-celled, glabrous, glandular, ovule 1 in each cell.; style stout; stigma capitate; Fruit a berry, 6-8 mm across, subglobose, bluish-black, glandular; seeds 1-4, dull yellow, smooth.
Flowering and fruiting: June-December
Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
Rutaceae week: Buds of Naringi crenulata at Sutagatti: I had seen this tree at
I can see the character: Winged petiole. in one of the pictures. Thanks for sharing of an uncommon plant.
bushy for id, mm3 28 07 2013 : Attachments (3). 3 posts by 2 authors.
bush for id about a meter tall
growing commonly in the hills
photographed in the end of june after
Naringi crenulata (Roxb.) Nicols. : Attachments (1). 1 post by 1 author.
Naringi crenulata(Roxb.) Nicols. (= Limonia crenulata Roxb); Fam Rutaceae
Bannerighatta , Bengaluru , Karnataka
around 900m altitude, wild,
leaves considered holy offered for lord Shiva during pooja (Maha vilvam), tree is maintained in some shiva temples.
Herb For ID-08022014-SNJ-1909 : Attachments (3). 2 posts by 2 authors.
leaf of the tree I found near Kabini , Nagarahole forest in Karnataka : 3 posts by 3 authors. 1 image.
Can be Naringi crenulata…
Submission of Naringi crenulata fruit : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Submission of Naringi crenulata flowers : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
attaching the flowers of Naringi crenulata
Naringi crenulata fruits : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Found in Yelagiri hills of Eastern ghats this July.
Very large numbers of fruits.