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2. Viburnum mullaha Buch-Ham. ex D. Don, Prodr. H. Nep. 141. 1825. R. R. Stewart in Nasir & Ali, Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 696.1172.

Vernacular: “Titmaliya”.


  • Viburnum stellulatum Wall.

    A shrub 2-3 m tall, young branches and inflorescence with stellate escence. Leaves ovate or ovate-lanceolate, long acuminate, serrate, glabrous above, pubescent on the nerves beneath, membranous, lateral nerves 5-6 pairs, conspicuous, ending in the points of teeth, usually undivided, only the lowest pair with strong branches on the outside. Flowers c. 3 mm long, in terminal long-stalked. umbellate corymbs. Bracts 2-3 mm long, linear, pubescent, caducous. Calyx pubescent. Corolla rotate, tube shorter than lobes, c. 1 mm long, lobes spreading, pubescent. Drupe c. 5 mm long, broadly oblong, slightly compressed. Seeds 2-grooved on both surfaces.

    Fl. Per.: June-July.

    Syntypes: Hab. ad Suembu, Nepaliae, Buchanan-Hamilton; Wallich.

    Distribution: From Hazara and Kashmir eastward to Nepal, Assam, Indochina.

    Common in moist shady places in Himalaya from 1800-3000 m. The fruit is edible and acidic.


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