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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Schima wallichii Choisy

Family: Theaceae Genus: Schima Species: Schima wallichii Choisy






Synonym - Flower Color White
Common Name Chilauni, Makrisal, Kanak Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Needlewood Tree, Schima Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Usoi Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 2400 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit A Woody Subglobose Capsule, 2-3 Cm In Diameter, Silky, Opening By 5 Valves; Seeds Winged All Around
Habitat Occurs in secondary forests, scrub and grassland Bark Type Rugged
Distribution Indian, Nepal, Bhutan, Southwestern China, Burma, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam Bark Details Bark surface ruggedly cracked into small, thick red-brown to dark grey
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species An evergreen tree grows 10–20 m (33–66 ft) tall Leaf Details Leaves spiral 6-13 X 3-5 cm; base wedge shaped; apex acute to acuminate secondary veins 6-8 pairs; petioles about 3 mm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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