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Prunus cornuta (Wallich ex Royle) Steud.
Synonym:
Plant Family:
Rosaceae.
Habit & Habitat:
A tree up to 15-20 m tall, found in temperate and sub-alpine zones.
Plant Description:
Leaves simple, oblong to lanceolate, 8-10cm long, margins minutely toothed. Inflorescence a drooping raceme, 20 cm long. Flower actinomorphic, 10mm across, pale white.Calyx with blunt lobes. Petals round. Fruit a drupe, globose, dark red on ripening.
Flowering and Fruiting:
March-August.
Harvesting Time:
July-October.
Medicinal Value:
Locally fruit is used for energy and as a man tonic. Mineral rich fruit is edible and has aphrodisiac properties.
Part Used:
Fruit.
Occurrence:
Uncommon.
Future Perspective:
Conservation, Cultivation, Herbal Pharmacy, Food Industry.
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