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Pakistan | Family List | Rhamnaceae | Sageretia

1. Sageretia filiformis (Roth) G. Don, Gen. Syst. 2:29. 1832. R.R. Stewart in Nasir & Ali, Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 468. 1972.


  • Rhamnus filiformis Roth
  • Sageretia oppositifolia Brongn.

    A shrub or small tree with spiny slender glabrescent branches. Leaves 4-10 x 1.5-4 cm, ovate lanceolate, acute or acuminate, serrate, younger leaves densely woolly, with a rounded or subcordate base, 5-8 pairs of prominent lateral nerves. Petiole 0.5-1 mm long. Inflorescence a branched raceme. Flowers sessile, 2 mm in diameter, greenish yellow, calyx lobes excluding tube, c. 1 mm long, petals less than 1 mm long, stamens c. 1 mm long. Disc deeply cup shaped. Fruit c. 5 mm long, obovoid, edible.

    Fl. Per.: June to August.

    Type: Described from India.

    Distribution: Nepal, N.W. India, subtropical Himalayas, Concan, and Java.


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