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4. Ziziphus oxyphylla Edgew. in Trans. Linn. Soc. Bot. 20:43. 1846. Lawson, l.c. 634; Parker, l.c. 84; Bamber, Pl. Punj. 76. 1916; Burkill, Work. List. Fl. Pl. Baluch. 26. 1903; R.R. Stewart, l.c. 469. Browicz, l.c. 6.

Vern.: Phitm Berari.


Ziziphus oxyphylla

Credit: M. Rafiq

  • Ziziphus acuminata Royle

    A small almost glabrous, tree or shrub, stipular spines slender, unequal, smaller slightly recurved, larger one straight c. 1.5 mm long. Leaves 2.5-6 cm x 1.5-3 cm, ovate to lanceolate, acuminate or cuspdate, base slightly oblique or cordate, glabrous, serrate to crenately serrate, petiole 5-10 mm long. Cymes glabrous axillary, fascicled, many-flowered. Flowers 3-4 mm in diameter, glabrous, pedicel 1-2 mm long, glabrous, wiry. Calyx 5-lobed, not keeled glabrous c. 2 mm long, ovate, obtuse to subacute. Petals hooded, spathulate c. 1.5 mm long; Disc thin almost 5-lobed. Fruit fleshy ovoid 8-10 mm long, orange-black when ripe, 1-celled, 1 seeded with flattened pyrene.

    Fl. Per.: June-September.

    Type: Himalayas, 4000-7000 ft. (K.).

    Distribution: Pakistan, (Punjab, N.W.F.P.), Kashmir, India, Temp. Himalayas.


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