Olea cuspidata Wall. & G.Don

  • Family : OLEACEAE
    (Olive Or Jasmine Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MOGRA FAMILY (मोगरा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : OLEACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Olea europaea subsp. cuspidata (Wall. & G.Don) Cif.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Grown in gardens
  • Key identification features : Leaves with narrow ends, obtuse or subacute or even cuspidate at apex, coriaceous, lower surface with circular, peltate and toothed scales. Flowers small, bisexual, in panicles, petals deeply divided. Drupes ellipsoid
  • Native : N. W. Himalayas, Kashmir and Baluchistan
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India
  • 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=Olea cuspidata. Downloaded on 31 May 2020.


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