Pagiantha dichotoma

Common name in Sri Lanka is Divikaduru tree

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Divi kaduru/ Eve’s apple
Botanical Name  Pagiantha dichotoma
Origin of species  Native
Family  Apocynaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  V6
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE  68
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -2.9g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -8-21 cm
-Width -2.5 cm
Conservation Status
Growth Rate  Moderate
Crown type  Shrubby
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap moderate root
Preferred Soils  Loam Soil
Impact on Soil  Water retention
Salinity tolerance
Human uses
Economic Importance  Medicinal
Distribution  Moist low and hill country
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time  April-May
Flower Color  White
Fruit type  Fleshy fruit