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|A much branched shrub 0.3-1.5 m high, with large prickles. Stem stout,often purple.Branches covered with minute stellate hairs. Leaves 5-15 by 2.5-7.5 cm ovate in outline,acute,clothed with simple hairs. Flowers in racemose extra axillary cymes, purple coloured, clothed with darker purple coloured hairs. Fruit berry 8 mm diameter globose, dark yellow, when ripe. Seeds minutely pitted.|
Medicinal uses: In Manipur (India), a paste of Indian nightshade fruit with honey is administered as a medicine for high fever.
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