Elaegnus latifolia

Elaegnus latifolia Elaegnus latifolia Elaegnus latifolia

Elaegnus latifolia - Shrub, about 3 m high. Leaves 1 – 12 X 9 cm, very variable, elliptic to broadly elliptic, acute or obtuae at base, apex obtuse or rounded or suddenly acute, entire, margin sometimes slightly waved, sometimes undulate. Flowers silvery white to greenish orange with scattered brown scales, in fascicles of 2 – 15 in leaf-axils. Fruit ovoid-oblong, reddish pink to bright red to reddish brown when ripe.

Scientific Name Elaegnus latifolia
Family Name ELAEAGNACEAE
English Name Wild olive
Local Name Katu embilla (කටු ඇඹිල්ල)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status Least concerned (NCS 2012)
Status Native
Edible Parts Fruit

Elaegnus latifolia Elaegnus latifolia Elaegnus latifolia

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