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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Vitis vinifera L.

Family: Vitaceae Genus: Vitis Species: Vitis vinifera L.






Synonym Vitis sylvestris Cissus vinifera Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Grape, Wine grape, Purpleleaf Grape, Common Grape Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Grapes Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Angur Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude 800-1400 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Climber Fruit Details The fruit is a berry known as a grape; in the wild species it is 6 mm diameter and ripens dark purple to blackish
Habitat Occurs in woodland garden sunny edge, dappled shade Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Western Ghats endemic to Penisular India Bark Details Bark on older wood usually peeling from old stems in long shreds, but smooth bark on 1-year-old wood and flaky
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Palmate
Description of Species It is a liana growing to 35 yards (32 m) tall, with flaky bark Leaf Details The leaves are alternate, palmately lobed, 5–20 cm long and broad

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details