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Published In: Systema Vegetabilium 2: 315. 1817. (Syst. Veg. (ed. 15 bis)) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: April-June. Fr. Per.: June-Aug.
Type: Type: ‘India Orientali’ Koenig.
Distribution: Distribution: Along the foothills of Himalayas in India and Pakistan, Assam to Siam, China, Ceylon.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Not commonly found in the wild state. The ‘curry leaf’ is frequently cultivated in gardens. Leaves are used as a condiment to flavour curries.
Illustration: Murraya koenigii (L.) Spreng. (Illustration)
Map Location: B-6 Rawalpindi Dist.: Gordon College, cult., Hassan-ud-Din 6561 (RAW); id., 22.4.1959, cult., E. Nasir s.n. (RAW); C-7 Sialkot Dist.: Zafarwal, R.R. & I.D. Stewart 658 (RAW).


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Small tree, c. 3.5 m tall, branches pubescent. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets 9-27, 20-50 x 11-28 mm, ovate to ovate-lanceolate or orbicular, oblique, acute to obtuse, apex retuse, margin irregularly crenulate. Flowers white, in terminal, branched cymes. Calyx lobes 5, triangular. Petals 7 mm, linear-oblong, glandular. Ovary 2 locular, ovules 1(-2) in each locule; style short; stigma captitate. Berry ovoid, 1 x 6 mm, black when ripe.
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