ENGLISH NAME : Pigeonberry
BOTANIC NAME : Rivina humilis
Native to American continents, introduced as garden plant. Grows as undergrowth in shady areas also.The berries are very attractive but it is reported that leaves and fruits are slightly poisonous.
PROPAGATION : By seed.
Pigeonberry, Rouge Plant, Baby Peppers, Bloodberry, and Coralito.
FOOT NOTE: In Malayalam locally call it as “ Manithakkali” but actul “Manithakkali is “Solanum nigrum” an edible plant , Rivina humilis poisonous hence it is not edible.