Carissa carandas

Carissa carandas Carissa carandas Carissa carandas

Carissa carandas - A small tree. Spines usually simple, 1 – 3 cm long. Leaves short –petioled , the blade 3 – 7 cm long and 1.5 – 4 cm wide, obovate, elliptic or oblong , mostly widest above the middle, slightly longer than wide to three times as long as wide; cuneate at the base, obtuse at the apex. Peduncle 1.5 – 2.5 cm long. Pedicels about as long as the calyx or slightly longer. Flowers scentless. Fruit almost 2 cm long, reddish purple.

Scientific Name Carissa carandas
Family Name APOCYNACEAE
English Name Bengal thorn
Local Name Maha karamba (මහ කරඹ)
Sanskrit Name Karinkara, Karamarda
Conservation Status Data deficient (NCS 2012)
Status Native
Edible Parts Fruit

Carissa carandas Carissa carandas Carissa carandas

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