Maesa indica ?;
16052018PP1 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1) – 6 MB.
Request for ID of this fruiting plant:
Habitat: Near a water stream, close to Eucalyptus plantations (which in turn is adjacent to tea plantations)
Fruits: Green turning black
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Please check for Maesa indica of Myrsinaceae
Did you check with Maesa indica suggested by …?
I actually missed the identification done by .. Yes, this looks like Maesa indica.
SK1159 31 MAY 2018 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (8)
Location : Lava, Kalimpong, India
Date : 11 May 2018
Elevation : 6800 ft.
Habit : Wild
Maesa?? ID ??
Thank you …! Nepali Name : कृमिघ्न फल Krimighna Phal / थिन्के Thinke
Why not Maesa indica (Roxb.) A. DC. ?
Pl. check illustrations at
I derived the keys from Flora of China as below (Maesa montana in red and Maesa indica in blue):
I am unable to properly decipher the keys.