|Scientific Name||Citrus medica|
Habit: A small evergreen tree, upto 8m.
Solitary or in axillary fasicles; white. Flowering from March-April.
An oblong or globose berry, fleshy; seeds many. Fruiting throughout the year.
Petiole often winged. Branchlets armed with spines. Leaves gland dotted.
Notes: Western Ghats & Eastern Ghats, Cultivated
Found in dry evergreen belt of hills. Rare. Peninsular India.
Karnataka: Coorg, N. Kanara, Shimoga
Kerala: Kollam, Kozhikode, Malapuram, Palakkad, Thrissur
Tamil Nadu: All districts
Leaves are externally used to relieve pain and inflamation. It is also used to treat skin disorders and itching.
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