Inflorescence : Hypanthodium, globose to pyriform, pubescent, peduncled, androgynous solitary or binate, borne on the short, leafless scallybranchlets, from the trunk or larger branches, basal bracts 3, borne at the apex of the peduncle.
Staminate florets sessile, few diandrous, situated near the mouth of the receptacles.
Gall flowers long stalked.
Pistillate florets numerous, subsessile, smaller than the staminate florets.
Fruit : Synconusorange-red to red, fleshy.
Flowering and Fruiting Time : November-January
All parts are cooling, sweet, acrid, vulnerary, anti-dysentric, useful in cough, biliousness, diseases of the vagina.
The root is useful in hydrophobia.
The bark is cooling, acrid, galactagogue, good for the gravid uterus.
The unripe fruit is acid, astringent to bowels, tonic, stypic, allays thrist, useful in coughs, biliousness, leucorrhoea, and blood diseases.