Flowering trees in delhi--karaunda(carissa congesta)

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vinod kumar gupta

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Jun 9, 2008, 7:54:56 PM6/9/08
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A nicely flowering and fruiting tree(or should I call a bush) near my residence, taken on 2.6.8
 
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J.M. Garg

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Jun 10, 2008, 9:03:26 AM6/10/08
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Data from Indiantreepix:
Carissa congesta (Syn. C. carandas) Apocynaceae Bengal currant, Christ's thorn, Karvanda, Karaunda Flowering nearing over in Pune- 30/1/08- Satish ji.
Karanda Flowering of Trees - indiantreepix | Google Groups


On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24 AM, vinod kumar gupta <vkgupt...@yahoo.com> wrote:
A nicely flowering and fruiting tree(or should I call a bush) near my residence, taken on 2.6.8
 
Vinod


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JM Garg

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Feb 25, 2016, 1:38:28 AM2/25/16
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I think it should be Carissa carandas if we go by keys provided by Singh ji as per efi thread :

C. carandas                                                         C. spinarum
1. Lateral veins of leaf ca. 8 pairs      1. Lateral veins of leaf 3-5 pairs
2. Leaves 3.5-8 cm long                    2. Leaves 2-5 cm long
3. Leaf apex rounded, emarginate     3. Leaf apex acute or acuminate
to apiculate
4. Fruit ellipsoid, 15-25 mm long.     4. Fruit subglobose, 5-12 mm
5. Ripe fruit reddish-purple               5. Ripe fruit shining black


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