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Useful Tropical Plants

Clausena indica

(Dalzell) Oliv.

Rutaceae

+ Synonyms

Bergera nitida Thwaites

Piptostylis indica Dalzell

Common Name:

Clausena indica
Close-up of the flowers
Photograph by: Siddarthmachado
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General Information

Clausena indica is an evergreen shrub or small tree growing up to 7 metres tall[
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Title
Adansonia Vol. 16
Publication
Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle Tome 16
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Museum National D'Histoire Naturelle; Paris.
Year
1994
ISBN
0240-8937
Description
A botanical magazine containing a range of articles, including a revision of a section of the genus Danais. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

E. Asia - southern India, Sri Lanka

Habitat

Undergrowth in evergreen and semi-evergreen forests at elevations from 600 - 1,300 metres.

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height3.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Fruit[
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Title
The Botany of Citrus and Its Wild Relatives
Publication
 
Author
Swingle. W.T.
Website
http://lib.ucr.edu/agnic/webber/Vol1/Chapter3.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An on-line document giving lots of information about Citrus species and their relatives. A bit dated, but still an incredibly detailed work.
]. The yellowish, globose berry is around 13mm in diameter, containing one or two seeds[
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Title
Adansonia Vol. 16
Publication
Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle Tome 16
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Museum National D'Histoire Naturelle; Paris.
Year
1994
ISBN
0240-8937
Description
A botanical magazine containing a range of articles, including a revision of a section of the genus Danais. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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