||Phyllanthus rhamnoides Willd.,
Phyllanthus sepiarius Roxb. ex Wall., Rhamnus vitis-idaea Burm.f.
|| Surasaruni, Aruni
|English / Trade Name
||Indian snowberry, Mountain Coffee Bush
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Up to 1500 m
||Fruits ovoid, compressed at apex, apex sometimes obscurely beaked, without apical rim, red and turning black-purple when fully mature, drying shiny brown. Seeds yellow-brown.
||A scandent shrub , straggling to climbing. Usually found in scrub, forest edges and along paths near beach forest
||Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam.
||Prickly in texture and greenish in colour
|Distribution in Haryana
||Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
|Description of Species
||Erect shrubs up to 3 m tall, glabrous; stipules ovate-triangular. Leaf green, leaf blade elliptic often rarely ovate or broadly ovate distichous, base obtuse, apex acute. Flowers small, green, solitary or several in axillary racemes divide in male and female flowers. Male flowers in axillary, perianth turbinate, yellow, lobes 5; stamens 3. Female flowers axillary, solitary, reddish, perianth campanulate, 5-6-lobed; ovary 3-celled; style short; stigmas 3, sunk at top of ovary Fruits ovoid, compressed at apex, apex sometimes obscurely beaked, without apical rim, red and turning black-purple when fully mature, drying shiny brown. Seeds yellow-brown.
||Leaf green, leaf blade elliptic often rarely ovate or broadly ovate distichous, base obtuse, apex acute.