Ziziphus mauritiana var. hyssundrica (Edgew.) Almeida

  • Family : RHAMNACEAE
    (Buckthorn Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BER FAMILY (बेर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : RHAMNACEAE
  • Basionym : Ziziphus jujuba var. hysundrica Edgew.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ziziphus jujuba Mill.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in Bombay gardens
  • Key identification features : A straggling shrub, semi-scandent by its prickles. Young branches rusty tomentose. Leaves numerous, distichous, ovate-lanceolate. Calyx hairy outside. Petals cuneate, shorter than the calyx lobes, exceeding the stamens. Disc with 10 short, deeply pitted lobes. Drupe 6 mm in diam., globose and edible
  • Flower, Fruit : August-September
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Mumbai-City district, Sindhudurg district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Aurangabad district
  • Literature : N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1.; M.R. Almeida (1996). Flora of Maharashtra vol..
  • 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=Ziziphus mauritiana var. hyssundrica. Downloaded on 4 July 2020.


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