Botanical name: Flacourtia latifolia Family: Salicaceae (Willow family)
Broad-Leaved Coffee-Plum is a small deciduous tree, growing up to 3-5 m tall. Stem has long straight sharp spines at the base. Alternately arranged leaves are 7-12 cm long, leathery, broadly elliptic, pointed, toothed. Leaf-stalks are red in color. Flowers arise from old branches in racemes 5 cm long. Flowers have 4-5 round sepals and many long stamens. Stigmas are 3-4, but styles are absent. Fruit is 1 cm, round, purple.
Identification credit: Prashant Awale
The flower labeled Broad-Leaved Coffee-Plum is ...