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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Trewia nudiflora L.

Family: Euphorbiaceae Genus: Trewia Species: Trewia nudiflora L.






Synonym Trevia integerrima, Trevia macrophylla Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Pindalu, Pindar Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name False White Teak Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Urikshibi Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 1200 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 2-3 cm across, woody, dark brown broadly rounded, 3-4 loculed, pericarp very thick; seeds globose, ovoid
Habitat Occurs in along riverbanks in evergreen and semi-evergreen forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Indo-Malesia Bark Details Bark greyish-brown, smooth; blaze creamy yellow; young parts tomentose
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Deciduous dioecious trees to 20 m, bark greyish-brown, smooth; blaze creamy yellow; young parts tomentose Leaf Details Leaves Simple, opposite, decussate; stipules inter petiolar, 2-3 X 1 mm, linear lanceolate; petiole 3-12 cm long, slender, glabrous, unequal at each node, lamina 6-20 X 9-15 cm

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details