Elaeocarpus angustifolius Blume

    (Olivnut Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : RUDRAKSHA FAMILY (रुद्राक्ष फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ELAEOCARPACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Elaeocarpus grandis F.Muell.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Elaeocarpus angustifolius Blume
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : A tall tree (35 m.) with buttressed trunk and layered branches. Leaves turn scarlet when old, simple, alternate, oblong-elliptic, presence of shallow toothed margins. Flowers in racemes, greenish-white, bell shaped with five-fringed petals along pedicels. Fruit is a bright-blue ovoid drupe and edible.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-August
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
  • Native : Australia
  • Literature : Sankara Rao, 2009. Flora of IISc, Bangalore.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Elaeocarpus angustifolius. Downloaded on 11 December 2023.

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