Sapindus mukorossi Gaertn.

  • Family : SAPINDACEAE
    (Soapberry Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : REETHA FAMILY (रीठा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : SAPINDACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sapindus mukorossi Gaertn.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in gardens
  • Key identification features : Medium sized tree with peeling bark. Leaves pinnately compound, leaflet acuminate often falcate, pubescent, flowers in terminal panicles, white. Fruit fleshy, composed of 1-2 berries, yellow when ripe
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district (FRLHT Campus)
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district
  • Literature : N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. mukorossi. Downloaded on 26 September 2022.

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