Plant and Human Health, Volume 1 pp Cite as. Elaeocarpus floribundus Blume belongs to the Elaeocarpaceae family which is widely distributed across warm regions like Madagascar, Mauritius, India, Southeast Asia, and Hawaii. In recent years, there has been a drive to unveil unique pharmacological activities and new bioactive compounds that could be prophylactic in nature. Though the fruit is well used by men as pickles and chutney, there is lack of an integrated research and critical appraisal of the existing literature on the use of Elaeocarpus floribundus. One element to consider that has attracted researchers to this plant is the wide array of pharmacological potential that the Elaeocarpaceae family has been highlighted for. The Eleocarpaceae is well known for the presence of indolizidine alkaloid and inhibitory properties against glucosidases.

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Energy kcal; carbohydrate 6. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. India Biodiversity Portal. Created on. Search in all groups Search within this group. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy.

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Elaeocarpus grossus Wall. Elaeocarpus lobbianus Turcz. Elaeocarpus oblongus Wall. Elaeocarpus pseudosepicanus O. Elaeocarpus ramosii Knuth. Elaeocarpus rigidus Ridl. Elaeocarpus serratus Roxb. Common Names Assamese. Jalphai ,. Jolphai ,. Indian Olive. Theng koreng. Overview Overview. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Assam State Biodiversity Board, Guwahati. CC BY. Defines and describes life history of a living organism, meaning the course of obligatory developmental transformations in an organism from fertilised zygote to maturity.

Also discusses timing, though morphology of each form would be better placed in the field for Morphology. Flowering : May to August.

Fruiting : November to December. Curated for upload by Pranjal Mahananda. Describes biorhythms - those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons.

It could also cover phenomena such as "plant flowering" or "chewing rates". Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle.

Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Kokilavani, French Institute of Pondicherry, Compiled from various sources listed in the reference. An evergreen tree with a spreading crown and an average height of up to 20 to 40 m, though often smaller. Generally found in wild as well as in the household garden for its edible popular fruit. The leaves are ovate, elliptic, often rounded at the base, 5 to 12 cm long, glabrous, blistered on both surfaces when dry, acute or shortly acuminate, irregularly crenate.

It turns bright red before falling. Flowers are small and white, in drooping racemes, in the axils of fallen leaves. The greenish fruit is drupe, about 3 to 4 cm long, oblong, narrowed at the base, bluntly pointed at the apex. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e.

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Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. Example: tree, shrubs, herbs. May also be referred to include anatomy. An evergreen tree, found generally wild as well as cultivated in the household gardens for its edible fruit.

Trees m tall with buttresses; crown ovoid or oblong; bark grey-brown, vertically fissured. Leaves simple, alternate, spiral; petioles ca.

Inflorescences in axillary racemes ca. Drupes ca. General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. Includes realm e. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Distribution Description. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Covers ranges, e. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat.

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The mature fruit is eaten fresh or cooked and also as pickles Nutritional Value Energy kcal; carbohydrate 6. Fruits edible, often cooked and pickled, pulp pleasantly acrid; nuts made into rosaries. An infusion of the bark and leaves is drunk as a tonic. An infusion of the bark and leaves is used as a mouthwash for inflamed gums. The bark and leaves are used in a poultice to treat ulcers.

The fruits have medicinal value. Considered to have medicinal properties. The local people used the leaves in rheumatism.


Elaeocarpus Floribundus Tree 4 Seeds, Evergreen Edible Indian Olive, Jolpai, E. tahanensis

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Qty Add to Cart. Elaeocarpus Floribundus Also known as: Indian Olive, Elaeocarpus tahanensis, Jolpai Here is a beautiful and unique evergreen tree and it ranges from E. Not yet readily available in North America until now It is a moderate sized tree up to 50 meters, though often smaller with a spreading crown.

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