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Muntingia calabura L. (Elaeocarpaceae): A New Generic Record to the Flora of Gujarat State, India.

P. K. Patel, Vandana Vyas, A. V. Pandya


The present paper deals with the genus Muntingia L., belonging to family Elaeocarpaceae. It is reported here as an addition to the Flora of Gujarat State. The paper also envisages brief citation, description, phenological data and illustrations of the species. The details of nomenclatural citation followed by description, phenological data, habitat and colour photographs are provided.


Elaeocarpaceae; Godhra; Gujarat; India; Muntingia; New record.

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