Flacourtia species are shrubs or trees, armed with simple and branched spines, branches with sympodial growth. Leaves simple, alternate, lanceolate-ovate to. Five caffeoylquinic acid derivatives were obtained from the fruit juice of Flacourtia inermis: methyl chlorogenate (1), methyl 5-O-caffeoylquinate. Flacourtia inermis Roxb., Pl. Coromandel 3: 16 (). Species name meaning ‘ not armed’, i.e. without spines on the trunk. Synonyms Flacourtia lanceolata.

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A number of cultivated strains have been developed.

The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Synonyms Flacourtia lanceolata Sloot.

Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in inerjis of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Retrieved from ” https: Leaves ovate-oblong to ovate-elliptic, cm x cm, toothed margin.

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Leaves simple, alternate, lanceolate-ovate to oblong-ovate, about 1. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others.


The fruits are edible but generally not eaten fresh but made as jams, preserves, and syrups. Views Read Edit View history.

Seeds may be dispersed by autochory i. Ripening fruit Photograph by: Flacourtia inermis Scientific classification Kingdom: Technology partner Strand Life Sciences.

Ovary superior, globose, surrounded by disc, carpelsincompletely loculed, connate, with intruding placentae, ovules often 2 per locule.

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Flacourtia inermis

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Shrubs or small trees, about m tall, unarmed, branches with sympodial growth. Slightly acidic fruits are edible and used for making jams. Checklists specific search options Observed during. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed.

Remember me Forgot password? Fruit indehiscent berry, ellipsoid-globose, about 2.

Flacourtia inermis

Disease-causing organisms can also be listed under associations. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. Close-up of the fruits Photograph by: Flacourtia species are susceptible to various insect pests, powdery mildews and moulds. Describes methods, circumstances, and timing of dispersal includes both natal dispersal and interbreeding dispersal. Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Inflorescence in shortly pedunculate axillary and terminal raceme fascicles or panicles, bracteate, few flowered.


Uses The fruits are eaten raw but are often acid or astringent; they are excellent for making jams, syrup and preserves. Ecology Cultivated as a fruit tree up to m altitude, also on sandy and coastal soils. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

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User Group specific search options Title. Accessed 15 Jan However, this is the preferred element if an object includes all of these things and details about conservation listings. Ovary ovoid, contracted apically; stylesslightly reflexed and enlarged into disciform or cuneate, bilobed stigmas.