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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Entada rheedii Spreng

Family: Papilionaceae Genus: Entada Species:  Entada rheedii Spreng






Synonym Entada monostachya, Entada pursaetha Flower Color White
Common Name Entada monostachya, Entada pursaetha, Cacoon Vine Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Mackary Bean, Ladynut Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Kangghin Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1100m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Climber Fruit Details Fruit elongated, jointed, flat, woody seeds 10, ovoid, compressed and hard
Habitat Occurs in semi-evergreen to moist deciduous forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India,China, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Australia,Tropical and South Africa, Bark Details Bark segments very fibrous in texture
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species This perennial climbing vine is well known for its enormously large seeds and seed pods, which can grow well over 5 feet (1.5 meters) in length and contain a dozen or more seeds per seed pod Leaf Details Leaflet blades about 3-8.5 X 1.7-4 cm, leaflet stalks about 0.1-0.5 cm long, transversely wrinkled

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found