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Campus Trees

Cicca acida


Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Common name: Star Gooseberry

Flowering period: December – August





  • Star Gooseberry is a small deciduous tree reaching about 25-30 ft in height.
  • Leaves are compound, 14-25 inches long, crowded at the ends of the branch’s leaflets 2-3.5 inches long by 1-1.5 inches wide, alternately arranged along the rachis, ovate or obliquely ovate, acute or somewhat acuminate, base rounded or somewhat wedge-shaped.
  • Flowers are very minute, in short dense spike-like clusters arising from nodules along the branches, like mulberry.


  • The fruits are edible. The fruit is used chiefly for pickling and for the preparation of preserves. It makes an excellent jam.
  • The roots are used medicinally as a purgative and used in infusions to relief asthma and various skin diseases.