Myrsine semiserrata Wall., Fl. Ind., ed. 1820 2: 293–295 1824. (Syn: Celastrus cavaleriei H. Lév.; Celastrus seguinii H. Lév.; Myrsine acuminata Royle; Myrsine khasyana Kurz; Myrsine semiserrata var. brachypoda Z. Y. Zhu; Myrsine sessilis D. Don; Myrsine subspinosa D. Don; Samara sessilis Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don; Samara subspinosa Buch.-Ham.);
China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, Yunnan), Tibet, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, N-Thailand, Myanmar [Burma] (Chin, Kachin, Magway,
Mandalay, Taninthayi), Pakistan (Murree), Pakistani Kashmir (Mirpur), Jammu& Kashmir (Poonch), Laos, Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life;
Common name: Blueberry Myrtle • Hindi: bains, gaunta • Jaintia: dieng ching • Nepali: Kali kath
SK897 19 DEC-2017:ID : 11 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7)
Location: Nagarkot, Nepal
Date: 12 December 2017
Altitude: 6600 ft.
I guess it is Myrsine semiserrata Wall.
Myrsine does look a promising choice.. will try to lookup some other images..
Yes appears close as per the mentioned links and as per http://picssr.com/tags/myrsinesemiserrata
Thank you … Nepali Names : काली काठ Kaalee Kaath/ फलामे Phalaame
SK1066 05 APR-2018 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7) – around 800 kb each.
Location: Shivapuri National Park, Nepal
Altitude: 7500 ft.
Date: 27 March 2018
Habit : Wild
Unfamiliar species … Superficially Myrsinaceae like..A wild guess
I think it is Myrsine semiserrata [Myrsinaceae]
Thank you …!
Myrsine semiserrata Wall. : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)- around 600 kb each.
Date: 21 August 2018
Habit : Wild
Plumbaginaceae and Primulaceae (incl. Myrsinaceae) Fortnight: Myrsine semiserrata from Himachal: GSG-02 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1).
Myrsine semiserrata from Himachal [Solan dist.; 1500 m asl]
A very beautiful post again …
Plumbaginaceae, Primulaceae & Myrsinaceae Fortnight 1-14June2014: Myrsine semiserrata Wallich from Uttarakhand_DSR_4 : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1).
Myrsine semiserrata Wallich (Myrsinaceae) is a common shrub or small tree in temperate Himalaya in Uttarakhand. It is locally known as ‘Gaunta’, and the fruits are considered medicinal.
Shot near Naini Tal, Uttarakhand.
Thanks … for this post.. this tree is not much common, still I have to locate this..
SK1069 06 APR-2018 : 15 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7) – around 800 kb each.
Location: Telkot, Nagarkot, Nepal
Date: 2 April 2018
Altitude: 5400 ft.
Not Myrsinaceae, is it ?
It may be Myrsine capitellata..
Thank you … But I am little bit confused compared to my earlier posts in this plant. This is a small plant shrubby type dangling from the wall whereas the my earlier posts have big tree and the fruiting is on the whole branchlets.
Looks like Myrsinaceae.. Myrsine spp??
Some species of Ardisia?
I don’t think it matches with any Ardisia sp. !
Rhamnus purpureus Edgew. ??
Images- 4th and 5th are from some other plant.
Looks like Myrsine..
All images from same plant.
Fruits look like M. semiserrata but leaf and stem look different.
Thanks, …, Than may be I did not see them closely.
In that case may be some other species in this genus.
Looks different from existing species of Myrsine as per comparative images herein.
Seems to Myrsine semiserrata (Recorded in Nepal too)
No, it is not.
Pl. see FOC illustration & FOP illustration. As per Flora of China, leaf margin remotely serrulate to middle. Pedicel ca. 2 mm, and as per Flora of Pakistan, leaves lanceolate or elliptic, 5-12 cm long, 1-1.5(-2) cm broad, shortly serrate to subentire and Flowers 3 mm across, white, in dense axillary fascicles; pedicels 1-2.5 mm long.
It is Myrsine semiserrata only (with almost entire leaves)
I guess Myrsine semiserrata Wall. is correct ID
Myrsine semiserrata Wall. : 6 posts by 1 author. 6 images- 6 to 7 mb each.
Date: 8 January 2020
Myrsine semiserrata Wall. : 8 posts by 1 author. 8 images- 6 to 7 mb each.
Location: Phulchoki, Lalitpur
Date: 07 October 2020
Habit : Wild
Location: Godawari, Lalitpur
Date: 11 March 2021
Habitat : Wild