Combretum latifolium

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Name and publication()

Combretum latifolium Blume, Bijd. 641 (1825).

Description()

The fruits, pseudodrupes, of this climber are ovoid, 2.5-3 cm long x 2-3 cm wide, with four membranous wings, often shredded. These are called “large arjun” in the potpourri trade.

Nativity and distribution()

Combretum latifolium is native to India.

Family()

Combretaceae