Alangium (Sturtevant, 1919)

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Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Alangium (Sturtevant, 1919)

Alangium lamarckii

Alangium lamarckii Thw. Cornaceae.

A small tree of the tropics of the Old World. On the coast of Malabar, the fruit is an article of food. It affords an edible fruit[1]. The fruit in India is mucilaginous, sweet, somewhat astringent but is eaten[2].
  1. Royle, J. F. Illustr. Bot. Himal. 1:215. 1839.
  2. Brandis, D. Forest Fl. 250. 1874.