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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Mallotus philippensis (Lam.) Mull. Arg.

Family: Euphorbiaceae Genus: Mallotus Species:  Mallotus philippensis (Lam.) Mull. Arg.






Synonym Croton philippensis, Rottlera philippinensis Flower Color White
Common Name Kamla, Sindur, Rohini Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Kamala Tree, Monkey-face tree Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Ureirom- Laba Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 800m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details A smooth 3-valved dark red, rusty granular and glandular seeds globose, black, 3 in each capsule
Habitat Occurs inthe slopes mostly in scrub and deciduous forest types Bark Type Rugged
Distribution Indo-malesia and Australia Bark Details Bark 4-5 mm thick, pale brown
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species A small to medium-sized monoecious tree, up to 25 m tall and with a bole up to 50 cm in diameter but usually much less Leaf Details Leaves 8-22 x 3-8 cm, 3-nerved at base, glabrous above, pubescent and with numerous red glands beneath

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found