Rhamnus wightii Wight & Arn., Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 164 1834. (Syn: Ceanothus wightiana Wall.);
Nepal, India (Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu), Sri Lanka as per Catalogue of Life;
ID Request- 25012013-PKA1: Seen this Shrub on “Sidhagad”.
Date/Time: 15-01-2013 / 09:30AM
Location: Sidhagad Fort, Murbad- Bhimashankar Region
this is Rhamnus wightii (or possibly Rhamnus triqueter)
Yes, Rhamnus sp. probably R. triquetrus..
I’d be interested to know why you say it’s probably R. triqueter. I had also found this plant and had been undecided about the exact species.
Thanks … for raising the doubts… in Haryana state only a single species of Rhamnus is found.. which is R. triqueter… as the pictures posted closely depict the features.. minutely serrate leaves.. greenish
Thanks for your reply Sir,
Nilgiris: Shrub for identification 020913MK01 : Attachments (7). 3 posts by 2 authors.
Please help me in identifying this large shrub found in the evergreen forests of Nilgiris.
Leaf: 15 x 5 cm; serrate margin
Fruit: Drupe (non-edible); 0.7cm across
Date: 15 July 2013
Alt.: 2400 m asl
Place: Doddabetta, Nilgiris, TN
This shrub is Rhamnus wightii Wight & Arn. of Rhamnaceae; its common in Shola (Evergreen) forests.
straggler for id 241210MK3: 5 images.
Kindly help to id this Straggler shrub. I hope this belongs to Rhamnaceae.
Date/Time- 06-11-2010 / 1:30 PM
Location- Place, Altitude, GPca.2200asl; Kodaikanal, TN
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- roadside;
Height/Length- ca. 5 M
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- ca. 6 x 4 cm
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- ca. 1cm across
Can it be Rhamnus triquetrus?
Can not confirm from my side. But, I think it may be Rhamnus triquetrus of Rhamnaceae family.
Yes …, the plant is Rhamnus wightii Wight & Arn.