Pear-Fruited Discospermum
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Pear-Fruited Discospermum
ative Photo: Dinesh Valke
Common name: Pear-Fruited Discospermum
Botanical name: Discospermum apiocarpum    Family: Rubiaceae (Coffee family)
Synonyms: Diplospora apiocarpa, Tricalysia apiocarpa

Pear-Fruited Discospermum is a middle-sized tree with ovate-elliptic leaves. Flowers are small, stalkless, in leaf axils. Stamens protrude out. Fruit is pear-shaped with a circular ring below the top.

Identification credit: Shrikant Ingalhalikar
Photographed at Mainapi waterfall, Netravali, Goa.
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