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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.

Family: Papilionaceae Genus: Sesbania Species: Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.






Synonym Sesban aegyptiaca Poir., Aeschynomene sesban L.
Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Jayanti Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Egyptian Rattle Pod, Common Sesban Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Chuchurangmei Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude 100-2300 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruits 12-23 cm long and 2.5-3.8 mm in diam, cylindrica and seeds, 20-30-seeded
Habitat Occurs in marshy fields, wastelands Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Native to Chad, Egypt, Kenya, Uganda and exotic to India, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa Bark Details Bark Smooth, Dark Brown
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Exotic
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species A narrow-crowned, deep-rooting single or multi stemmed shrub or small tree, 1-7 m tall Leaf Details Leaves 7.5-15 cm long including rachis,paripinnate; stipules 3-7 mm long, linear,0.3-0.6 Cm Wide

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found