Kothri pann mara – Mountain sweet thorn
Kothri pann mara (Flacourtia Montana Graham) one of the native trees in Kodagu which grows up to 20 m tall. Small tree branched and with simple thorn on the trunk. Bark is brownish and smooth.
Kothri pann mara
Mountain sweet thorn
Flacourtia Montana Graham
Wild edible fruit which are pleasantly acrid, eaten raw or made into jelly. Wood is heavy and is used for building purposes.