Alangium salviifolium

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Alangium salviifolium

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Alangium lamarckii Thw. 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.
Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919.


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