Comments / notes : A common plant of ruderal habitats with sweet tasting fruit that is sometimes preserved as a jam. The plant is astringent and tonic, and a concentrated decoction of the ripe fruit is taken for dysentery. Root paste is applied to wounds.
Flower, Fruit : March-June
Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
Native : China, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Taiwan, Tibet, Vietnam
Exotic/Native : Native
World Distribution : Indian Subcontinent to South China and Vietnam, Taiwan
Literature : Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 123