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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Published on the Internet; http: Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Accessed 15 Jan Fruit indehiscent berry, ellipsoid-globose, about 2. Flacourtia inermisknown commonly as lovi-lovior batoko plumis a species of flowering plant native to the Philippines, but which has naturalized in tropical Asia and Flzcourtia. Leaves ovate-oblong to ovate-elliptic, cm x cm, toothed margin. Remember me Forgot password?

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. It is usually astringent with an acid flavour, though it can be sweet[ 46 Title Dictionary of Economic Plants. Seeds may be dispersed by autochory i.


Flacourtia inermis

Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. These are mostly thornless and could have been derived from an ancestral thorny plant F.

Ahmad Fuad Morad Ripening fruit Photograph by: Its fruit is rich in an antimicrobial agent- 2,3-Dihydroxybenzoic acid. From Wikipedia, the infrmis encyclopedia. The timber is used in Halmahera.

Seeds ovoid-obovoid, thinly coriaceous, non arillate. Diagnostics Unarmed tree, up to 15 m tall, trunk up to 35 cm diameter. Leaves simple, alternate, lanceolate-ovate to oblong-ovate, about 1. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance.

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Flacourtia species are susceptible to various insect pests, powdery mildews and moulds. Each fruit measures 1 to 3 centimeter in diameter. A number of cultivated strains have been developed. They are about 8 to 20 centimeters long and 3 to 15 centimeters wide. Shrubs or small trees, about m tall, unarmed, branches with sympodial growth. User specific search options User. May also be referred to include anatomy. Close-up of the fruits Photograph by: Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation.


Flacourtia inermis ·

User Group specific search options Title. The fruit is round and shiny, turning from light green to a deep red colour upon ripening. Views Read Edit View history. The Plant List Checklists specific search options Observed during. The mature leaves are oblong and elliptic in shape flacojrtia glossy on the upper side, with a toothed margin.

Stamenssometimes not fully developed; filaments glabrous, 2.

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Flacourtia inermis Scientific classification Kingdom: Now containing plants. Natural History Natural History Reproduction.

Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Uses The fruits are eaten raw but are often acid or astringent; they are excellent for making jams, syrup and preserves.