Localities documented in Tropicos sources
Sri Lanka (Asia)
Note: This information is based on publications available through Tropicos and may not represent the entire distribution. Tropicos does not categorize distributions as native or non-native.
- Flora of China Editorial Committee. 2008. Fl. China 11: 1–622. Science Press & Missouri Botanical Garden Press, Beijing & St. Louis. http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/1032358
In terminal panicles; white, fragrant. Flowering from March-May and July-August.
A subglobose berry, purplish-black when ripe; seeds upto 2. Fruiting throughout the year.
Leaves aromatic when crushed.
Life History and Behavior
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Murraya koenigii
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Murraya koenigii
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 7
Species With Barcodes: 1
Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems
Leaves used in curries as a flavouring agent.
The leaves are an important flavouring in South indian cooking. Leaves have slight pungent taste. Regular intake of the leaves is recommended for good health.