Solanum violaceum Ortega Subsp. multiflorum (C. B. Clarke) K. M. Matthew;

Erect woody herbs; stems prickled; prickles stout, broaden towards the base. Leaves to 15 x 12 cm, shallowly lobed, densely stellate hairy; petiole 3 cm long. Raceme 12-25-flowered, very shortly peduncled. Flowers blue, densely packed; pedicels 1.2 cm long, curved; corolla 22 mm across, glabrous or hairy. Berry 8 mm across, orange-red, smooth. 

Flowering and fruiting: November-January 
Evergreen and shola forests 
Peninsular India
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi 

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