Gaertnera vaginans

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Pera thmbala
Botanical Name  Gaertnera vaginans
Origin of species  Native
Family  Rubiaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  V5
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE 06
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -4.4 g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -5- 20 cm
-Width -3-9 cm
-Texture -Leathery
Conservation Status
Growth Rate  Moderate
Crown type  Round/shrubby
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap moderate
Preferred Soils  Loam soils
Impact on Soil  Soil quality enhance
Salinity tolerance  No
Human uses
Economic Importance  Medicine
Distribution  Wet zone low country
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time  March-April
Flower Color  White
Fruit type  Fleshy fruit