Rhamnus hirsuta Wight & Arn.

  • Family : RHAMNACEAE
    (Buckthorn Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BER FAMILY (बेर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : RHAMNACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rhamnus virgata var. hirsuta (Wight & Arn.) Y.L. Chen & P.K. Chou
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Forest undergrowth
  • Key identification features : Deciduous shrub or small tree. Branches usually ending in a sharp slender thorn
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Nashik district, Pune district, Satara district, Thane district
    • Tamil Nadu : Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • Literature : N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Rhamnus hirsuta. Downloaded on 5 July 2020.


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