Genus – Carissa

Name Carissa carandas
Family Apocynaceae
Common names Maha karamba,  මහ කරඹ
Origin Introduced – probably
Habit Small tree
Climatic zone Dry zone northern province. Cultivated.
NCS  
IUCN  
Comment Fruit larger, leaf widest at or above middle.
Reference R4-35

 

Name Carissa spinarum
Family Apocynaceae
Common names Heen karamba, chiru-kila, හීන් කරඹ
Origin  
Habit Shrub, small branched tree
Climatic zone Dry zone
NCS  
IUCN  
Comment Leaf up to 5 cm, widest at or below the middle, fruit black 0,7-1.2 cm.
Reference R4-37

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