Flora of the Nilgiris

Family : Celastraceae
Flora of Nilgiri Biosphere (Northern Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve)

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Maytenus emarginata (Willd.) Ding Hou

Leaf arrangement

Alternate distichous

Leaf Type

Simple

Leaf Shape

Oblanceolate, Obovate

Leaf Apex

Emarginate

Leaf Base

Attenuate

Leaf Margin

Serrate

Habit : A densely branched armed shrub.

Habitat and Distribution : Common from the coast, in scrub jungle, upto 1000m.Sri Lanka, southeast Asia, Malaysia to north Queensland.

Field Tips : Thorns straight, bearing leaves and flowers. Wood light reddish brown.

 

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Names:


Irula : Thandisamaram/Mulmaram

Hindi : Baikal

Flower:

In axillary or terminal, condensed or diffused cymes, fragrant, white. Flowering from December-January.

Fruit :

A capsule, obovoid-globose. Seeds 6, ovoid. Fruits mature by MArhc.

All from Celastraceae
Flora of Nilgiri Biosphere (Northern Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve)