African Plant Database


Murraya koenigii (L.) Spreng.
Family : RUTACEAE
Information on the genus : Murraya
Basionym : Bergera koenigii L.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Bergera koenigii L. (1771)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree or shrub 0,8-4 m tall; bark black; branchlets and leaves shortly hairy; leaves alternate, with 13-21 alternate leaflets; flowers small, greenish-white, numerous in hairy, terminal corymbs; berries round, black, c. 1 cm Ø.
Ecology : Resembling Clausena anisata which has, however, paniculate inflorescences. Fresh leaves used in curries.
  Cultivated in E. Africa. Probably native of India, or Sri Lanka.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
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Record n°90405
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