Botanical name: Gouania microcarpa Family: Rhamnaceae (Ber family)
Synonyms: Gouania brandisii, Gouania domingensis, Gouania integrifolia
Tiny-Fruit Chawstick is a medicinal plant found in the Western Ghats. It has ovate leaves nad long inflorescence of creamish-white flowers.
Medicinal uses: Roots are collected fresh and cut into small pieces. They are crushed in water and juice is expressed. About one spoon (20 ml) of juice is mixed in about one small vessel (150 ml) of rice gruel and consumed.
Identification credit: Shrikant Ingalhalikar
The flower labeled Tiny-Fruit Chawstick is ...