Ehretia obtusifolia Hochst. ex A.DC., Prodr. 9: 507 1845. (syn: Ehretia caerulea Gürke; Ehretia fischeri Gürke) ?;

Oman (Mascat & Oman), Saudi Arabia (Asir), Yemen (W-Yemen: Tihama, W-Yemen,
SW-Yemen), Pakistan (Sind, Karachi, Baluchistan, N.W.Frontier Prov., Hazara,
Pakistani Punjab, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Swat), India,
Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda,
Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Namibia, Mozambique, South Africa (Limpopo, Gauteng,
Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal), Swaziland, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana,
Sudan, South Sudan, Chad, Socotra, Madagascar, Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin,
Mandalay, Sagaing)
as per Catalogue of Life;


/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DSC_0445-5-4.JPG

 

Identification required…from Punjab Pakistan : 7 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4)

Kindly identify this small tree present in a scrub forest Punjab Pakistan.


This appears to be an Ehretia sp. [Boraginaceae].


For me also it looks like Ehretia species.


Thank you Sir. What about Ehritia obtusifolia?


Could be. But it is necessary to compare the flowers/ fruits before confirmation.


Yes, …, May be Ehretia obtusifolia as per keys and illustration in Flora of Pakistan
http://www.efloras.org/object_page.aspx?object_id=91882&flora_id=5


Flora of Pakistan gives, Ehretia laevis var. aspera C. B. Clarke as a syn. of Ehretia obtusifolia 
Bur following Catalogue of Life, it gives it a syn. of Ehretia aspera Willd.
There is lot of confusion about taxonomy of Ehretia in different sources.
I feel it may be Ehretia aspera Willd. as per images and details herein. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *