Botanical name: Meyna laxiflora Family: Rubiaceae (Coffee family)
Synonyms: Vangueria spinosa
Muyna is a large common shrub. Ovate-oblong leaves are arranged oppositely or whorls of three. Strong spines are bent at an acute angle. Flower cymes occur in leaf axils, fascicled on a short peduncle. Flowers are small, greenish-white. The stigma is 4-5-lobed. Fruit is of the size of a cherry, turbinate, smooth, yellow when ripe, succulent.Flowering: March-April.
Identification credit: Thingnam Sophia
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