Myrica esculenta Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal.: 56 (1825) as per POWO;
Kaphal or Myrica esculent: 3 images.
Myrica esculenta or kaphal as it is locally known
small red fruits
binsar wildlife sanctuary
UP-Meghalay-11 for id : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Id pl. of this tree which was in a good no in the Mauphlog sacret grove,
its juicy sour fruits are of lamon size, fruits turn pink red when ripe but remain sour, though ripe.
adding more photos of this plant for id pl.
It seems to be Myrica esculenta.
Myrica esculenta ATMAY2016/02 : 12 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)
very nice. how tall is this tree shrub?
ps what does the seed /seeds look like?
Plants can be up to 10m in height. I’ll upload photographs of tree tomorrow.
Beautiful tree. The fruits indeed look delicious!
Tree/Habit. Attachments (1)
Details of fruits. Attachments (1)
new to me. any seeds?
I’ll bring fruits and show you the seed by Sunday.
Fruit is a one-seeded drupe. Seeds are very hard and can not be chewed along with fruits. Some people swallow the seeds as well. Attachments (2)
Thanks … so how big is this fruit and how big is the seed. Is it very hard? hammer hard? how do they plant them then? acid pre-treatment or filing one end? since its medicinal …
(ayurveda : name is perhaps of this particular species: Kayaphal?)
there must be a horticultural interest and method developed, may be?
Thanks for being so diligent.
This tree is not planted on commercial scale. Seeds are very hard like almonds.
Myrica esculenta Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don. : 7 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (8)- around 700 kb each.
Location: Dhulikhel, Nepal
Altitude: 4400 ft.
Date: Fruit Image – 26 March 2013
Location: Telkot, Nagarkot, Nepal
Altitude: 5000 ft.
Date : Rest image – 8 September 2016
Nepali Name : काफल Kafal
Tree Id Help : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Myrica esculenta Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don !
Myrica esculenta Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don. : 2 posts by 1 author. 2 images- 5 mb each.
Location: Badikhel, Lalitpur
Date: 19 September 2020
Elevation: 1734 m.
Habit : Wild
Is it Myrica esculenta?
I think looks different from images at
Can it be from Lauraceae?
In my observation too… it is Myrica esculenta.
I have zoomed in and trimmed pic.
Flowers now visible.
maybe this will help.
Yes. Myrica esculenta.