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Useful Tropical Plants

Myrsine capitellata

Wall.

Primulaceae

+ Synonyms

Myrsine excelsa D.Don

Rapanea capitellata (Wall.) Mez

Common Name:

Myrsine capitellata
Myrsine capitellata Myrsine capitellata

General Information

Myrsine capitellata is a small tree growing about 9 metres tall.
The edible fruit is sometimes gathered from the wild for local use.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

E. Asia - northern India, Nepal, Bhutan, Indo-China.

Habitat

Moist hillsides at elevations of 900 - 1,800 metres in Nepal[
272
Title
Plants and People of Nepal
Publication
 
Author
Manandhar. N. P.
Publisher
Timber Press. Oregon.
Year
2002
ISBN
0-88192-527-6
Description
Excellent book, covering over 1,500 species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses.
].

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height9.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

A plant of subtropical to tropical areas.

Edible Uses

Ripe fruits[
272
Title
Plants and People of Nepal
Publication
 
Author
Manandhar. N. P.
Publisher
Timber Press. Oregon.
Year
2002
ISBN
0-88192-527-6
Description
Excellent book, covering over 1,500 species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. tropical.theferns.info. 2019-06-19. <tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Myrsine+capitellata>

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