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Murraya Koen. ex Linn., Mant. 2:554. 1771. Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:502.1875; Collett, Fl. Simi. 79.1902; Talbot, For. Fl. 1:192.1909; Brandis, Ind. Trees, 113.1911; Parker, For. Fl. Punj. 65.1918; Kashyap, Lahore Dist. Fl. 61.1936.
[nom. cons.]

  • Murraea Murr.

    Small evergreen trees or shrubs. Leaves with 5-27 leaflets, alternate. Flowers in cymes or corymbs, axillary or terminal. Sepals 5, basally united. Petals 5, free. Stamens 5+5, filaments alternately short, subulate. Ovary 2-5-locular, on a disc. Stigma capitate or lobed. Fruit a berry, 1-2-seeded. Seeds hairy or glabrous.

    An Indo-Malayasian genus of about 12 species distributed in tropical Asia, Australia and Madagascar. Found both wild and cultivated in Pakistan, where it is represented by 2 species.

    1 Leaflets 5-7, margin undulate. Petals 12-15 mm, oblong to lanceolate. Ripe berries deep orange to red   Murraya paniculata
    + Leaflets 9-27, margin irregularly crenulate. Petals 7 mm, linear-oblong. Ripe berries black   Murraya koenigii

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