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Official Record
Flora of Jammu
Botanical name Carissa carandas  Linn.
Synonyms         -
Family Apocynaceae   
Plant Stage  
Place of collection R.R.L Director, Bungalow
Altitude (m) -
Date of Collection 1-01-1987
Accession No. 16737
Total Accessions 4
Shelf Placement
Cup-Board No./ Pigeon hole No. 16/w
Remarks A large evergreen shrub with a short stem ; 2-3- chotomously branched, glabrous with pairs of divaricate simple or branched thorns at the nodes. Leaves coriaceous , glabrous and shining on both surfaces , elliptic - ovate or obovate, sometimes elliptic - oblong , obtuse or mucronate. Flowers  in terminal lax cymes , white or pale pink , inodorous.
Identified by S.K.Tandon
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