Botanical name: Flacourtia indica
Small tree or shrub , the trunk often armed. Bark is usually pale, grey, powdery, may become brown to dark grey and flaking, revealing pale orange patches.
Leaves: Leaves are variable in seize, round to oval in shape.
Flowers: Almost clustered in short racemes.
Bark-oil useful in gout and rheumatism.
Leaves and root infusion given in snake bite.
Commenly found in barren lands.
It is planted as live fence.