Catha edulis, (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl. <=> Arabian Tea Tree


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NameArabian Tea Tree
TypeTree
FamilyCelastraceae
GenusCatha
Speciesedulis
Authority(Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Grow TypeDeciduos
Common FamilyTea
NativeSouth Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait
SizeSmall
Height1-3m

Reference

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DescriptionKhat is a slow-growing shrub or tree that grows to between 1.4 and 3.1 meters tall, depending on region and rainfall. It has evergreen leaves 5–10 cm long and 1–4 cm broad. The flowers are produced on short axillary cymes 4–8 cm long. Each flower is small, with five white petals. The fruit is an oblong three-valved capsule containing 1–3 seeds.
WhereLalbagh, Bangalore

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Colorwhite
SeasonDec

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Typeoval