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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Tetrastigma lanceolarium (Roxb.) Planch.

Family: Vitaceae Genus: Tetrastigma Species: Tetrastigma lanceolarium (Roxb.) Planch.






Synonym Vitis lanceolaria Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Tetrastigma Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Hemsley's Rockvine Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Menjas Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 1400 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details Berries globose, ca 1.0-1.5 cm in ia, yellowish when ripe
Habitat Occurs in the hilly forest of the sanctuary Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Nepal, Sri Lanka,Bangladesh, Bhutan Bark Details Glabrous stems sometimes boldly tuberculate
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species The plants are vines that climb with tendrils and have palmately compound leaves Leaf Details Leaves 3-5 foliolate; leaflets ca 6-15 to 3-5.5 cm elliptic or lanceolate, accuminate stout leaf opposed

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details