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Choisya ternata Kunth in H.B.K., Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. 6: 6, t. 513. 1823; Matthew in Rec. Bot. Surv. India 20: 60. 1969.


Mexican Orange.

Shrub much branched, evergreen, ca 3 m high. Leaves opposite, digitately 3-foliolate; leaflets subsessile, oblong or elliptic-lanceolate, coriaceous, pellucid-dotted. Flowers in racemes, 5-locular with 2 seeds in each locule.

Native of Mexico. In S. India it is occasionally grown in gardens as an ornamental plant.




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