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Celtis tetrandra?/ABDEC35 : 8 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (9)

I thought this small tree to be the Eastern Nettle. But after taking close ups of its leaves, I am not so sure (for one the leaves margins are entirely toothed unlike that of Celtis). The leaves are slightly rough and papery. Please advise.

Eastern Nettle Tree (Celtis tetrandra)–Please confirm
Local: Khirk

Mcleodganj, Dharamshala, HP


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An update:

I found a lone black berry growing on this tree today and made a record of it hoping it helped in identifying.

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I found two very large trees of the same species this evening. Can we hazard a guess to the genus? Please advise. I am attaching a couple of additional photos.

4 images.


efi page on Celtis tetrandra

Please find the plant ID for link below: efi thread

Celtis australis L.
Leaves coarsely serrate to the base, drupes purplish-black, a non-native cultivated tree species, common in submontane and montane Himalaya.

Khirk, European Nettle Tree.


Thank you … for this and the other ID. Please pass on my thanks to …


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Celtis australis AT MAR 2017/27 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)

Celtis australis
A good quality fodder tree
Near Shimla (H.P.)
April 2016
Altitude: 1900m


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Celtis australis: 1 high res. image.
Kashmiri name: Brimij
Habit:Tree.
Habitat:Graveyards in kashmir.


 


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References:

The Plant List  GRIN   Annonated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  Wikipedia  world agroforestry centre  PFAF Encyclopedia of Life

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