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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Trema orientalis (L.) Blume

Family: Ulmaceae Genus: Trema Species: Trema orientalis (L.) Blume






Synonym Trema cannabina, Trema orientale Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Pranak, Jivan, Kshayanashini, Parvati, Jivanti Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Charcoal Tree, Gunpowder Tree, Oriental Trema, Oriental Nettle Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Lok-uri Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 1000 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 4 X 3 mm, globose, black; stylar tip persistent; seed globose
Habitat Occurs along the stream banks and ravine areas Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, China, Sri Lanka, Australia and Tropical Africa Bark Details Bark grey or brown, smooth but marked with parallel longitudinal lines and corky spots; slash creamy-white to light yellow, fibrous, bright green immediately beneath the bark
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Lence shaped
Description of Species It is an evergreen shrub or tree up to 18 m in height short basally swollen bole, heavy branching and rounded to spreading crown slender branchlets are covered with white velvety hairs Leaf Details Leaves stipules lateral, cauducous; petiole 5-10 mm, slender, tomentose, lamina 7.5-15 X 2.5-6 cm

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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