Salacia malabarica Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1916: 133 1916. ;

Scandent shrubs; branchlets faintly muricate. Leaves opposite, 9-13 x 4.5-7 cm, elliptic-oblong, base cuneate or rounded, apex acuminate, coriaceous. Flowers in axillary fascicles; pedicel 2-3 cm long. Petals greenish yellow, elliptic. Berry hard, globose, c. 5 cm diam.

Flowering and fruiting: February-April
Evergreen forests
Southern Western Ghats


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Salacia malabarica Gamble from Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala


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from JNTBGRI, Palode

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