Flacourtia species are shrubs or trees, armed with simple and branched spines, branches with sympodial growth. Leaves simple, alternate, lanceolate-ovate to. Five caffeoylquinic acid derivatives were obtained from the fruit juice of Flacourtia inermis: methyl chlorogenate (1), methyl 5-O-caffeoylquinate. Flacourtia inermis Roxb., Pl. Coromandel 3: 16 (). Species name meaning ‘ not armed’, i.e. without spines on the trunk. Synonyms Flacourtia lanceolata.

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Published on the Internet http: Publisher Florida Flair books, Florida. Callmander General Information Rukam masam is an evergreen, short-boled, bushy tree with a compact, rounded crown; it can grow 7. The timber is used in Halmahera. Pollination is entomophilous i.

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Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Close-up of the fruits Photograph by: The Plant List In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Leaves ovate-oblong to ovate-elliptic, cm x cm, toothed margin. Shrubs or small trees, about m tall, unarmed, branches with sympodial growth.

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It is usually astringent with an acid flavour, though it can be sweet[ 46 Title Dictionary of Economic Plants. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Fruit globose, pink to red, c. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Ahmad Fuad Morad Flowers Photograph by: Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. Ripe fruit Photograph by: If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.

Flacourtia inermis – Useful Tropical Plants

Population size is treated under Population Biology, and trends in population sizes are treated under Trends. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.

Ovary ovoid, contracted apically; stylesslightly reflexed and enlarged into disciform or cuneate, bilobed stigmas. Distribution Only known in a cultivated or semi-cultivated state, widespread from India through Malesia to New Britain.

Not for the casual reader. They are about 8 to 20 centimeters long and 3 to 15 centimeters wide. Ecology Cultivated as a fruit tree up to m altitude, also flavourtia sandy and coastal soils.


In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Stamenssometimes not fully developed; filaments glabrous, 2. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

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Racemes short, sometimes nearly reduced to fascicles, User specific search options User. Flxcourtia a globose berry, Its fruit is rich in an antimicrobial agent- 2,3-Dihydroxybenzoic acid. Description of diseases that the organism is subject to. The International Plant Names Index Observation specific search options Observed during. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification.

Ovary superior, globose, surrounded by disc, carpelsincompletely loculed, connate, with intruding placentae, ovules often 2 per locule. Sepals 3-ovate, obtuse, nearly glabrous or little pubescent outside, densely pilose inside, c.