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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Uses The fruits are eaten raw but are often acid or astringent; they are excellent for making jams, syrup and preserves. Deep Printers, New Delhi. Ovary ovoid, contracted apically; stylesslightly reflexed and enlarged into disciform or cuneate, bilobed stigmas.

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Published on the Internet http: The young leaves are bright orange to reddish in color, turning green as they mature. User specific search options User.

Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Seeds may be dispersed by autochory i. Hafiz Issadeen Creative Commons Attribution 2.

Ahmad Fuad Morad Flowers Photograph by: The timber is flacourtiz in Halmahera. Can include ecosystem services. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the flacoirtia is removed. Related observations Show all.

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They are about 8 to 20 centimeters long and 3 to 15 centimeters wide. The mature leaves are oblong and elliptic in shape and glossy on the upper side, with a toothed margin.

Flowers unisexual dioecioushypogynous, greenish yellow, pedicels articulate, glabrous or hairy, sepalsimbricate, connate near base, ovate, margin ciliate, apex obtuse, hairy inside, subglabrous outside, petals absent, extrastaminal disc, with distinct glands inserted before sepals. Flacourtiz slender, mm, finely pubescent. Ecology Cultivated as a fruit tree up to m altitude, also on sandy and coastal soils.

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Natural History Natural History Reproduction. Leaves ovate-oblong to ovate-elliptic, attenuate- acuminate, broadly cuneate or rarely rounded at the base, firmly chartaceous, glabrous but always puberulous at the midrib on both surfaces, olivaceous to brown when dry, coarsely to slightly crenate, by 4- cm; midrib little prominent above, distinctly so beneath, nerves -7 pahs, curved-ascending, but not interarching, little prominent above, distinctly so inermjs, veins transverse and distinct, reticulations rather dense, well visible but little prominent; petiole stoutish, mm, manifestly pubescent.

The Plant List Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.

Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e.

Flacourtia inermis

The tree is sometimes cultivated in tropical areas, mainly from India to China, for its edible fruit[,]. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.


In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. The International Plant Names Index The flesh is crunchy but sour and acidic in taste. Flacourtia inermis Scientific classification Kingdom: Inflorescence in shortly pedunculate axillary and terminal raceme fascicles or panicles, bracteate, few flowered.

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Flacourtia inermis

Send a request for permission. Sepals 3-ovate, obtuse, nearly glabrous or little pubescent inermix, densely pilose inside, c. A number of cultivated strains have been developed.