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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Cissus javana DC.

Family: Vitaceae Genus: Cissus Species: Cissus javana DC.






Synonym Vitis discolor, Cissus discolor Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Rex Begonia Vine, Painted Cissus Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Climbing Begonia Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Kongouyen Laba Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 1200 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Climber Fruit Details Fruit 4 X 3 Mm, Oblique-obovoid, Smooth; Seeds Pitted
Habitat Occurs in moist deciduous and semi-evergreen forests also in sacred groves Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Indo-Malesia Bark Details Bark is smooth and gray-brown
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Lianas, herbaceous, branchlets longitudinally nearly 4-ridged, glabrous or sparsely pubescent; tendrils bifurcate Leaf Details Leaves 6-13 X 3-7 cm, acuminate, cordate at base, spinous serrate, usually pink beneath

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found