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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.

Family: Asteraceae Genus: Eupatorium Species:  Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.






Synonym Eupatorium odoratum L.Osmia odorata Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Siam Weed, Christmas Bush, Devil Weed, Camfhur Grass Flower Type Corymb
English / Trade Name Common Floss Flower,Bitter Bush, Tonka Bean Flowering Period Oct-Dec
Vernacular /Local Name Kambirei Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 1000 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Shrub Fruit Details The Seeds are achenes and are somewhat hairy
Habitat Occurs in human disturbed areas as well as pine woodlands and the edges of dry broadleaf evergreen formation Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Tropical and subtropical regions of the world Bark Details Bark is thin and fairly smooth
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Exotic
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species It is a rapidly growing perennial herb multi-stemmed shrub to 2.5 m (100 inches) tall in open areas has soft stems but the base of the shrub is woody Leaf Details Leaves are 4–10 cm long by 1–5 cm wide

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details