Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Salix tetrasperma Roxb.

Family: Salicaceae Genus: Salix Species: Salix tetrasperma Roxb.






Synonym Pleiarina tetrasperma (Roxb.) N. Chao & G.T. Gong
Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Bains, Bod Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Indian Willow Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Ooyum Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 1800 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 4 mm, 2-4 valved; seeds 1-4, oblong, with long deciduous hairs
Habitat Occurs along riverbanks in semi-evergreen forests Bark Type Rugged
Distribution Indo-Malesia and South China Bark Details Rough bark with elongated thick flakes
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Lence shaped
Description of Species Deciduous dioecious trees, to 25 m high, bark 10-12 thick, pale brown, rough, vertically fissured; blaze red; young branches silky pubescent Leaf Details Leaves simple, alternate; stipules lateral, ovate, cauducous; petiole 10-25 mm, slender, glabrous, grooved above; lamina 6-15 X 2-5 cm, ovate, lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details