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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Tetrameles nudiflora R. Br.

Family: Datiscaceae Genus: Tetrameles Species: Tetrameles nudiflora R. Br.






Synonym Anictoclea grahamiana, Tetrameles grahamiana Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Jungli dungy Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name False Hemp Tree Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Wangphop Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 900 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit faintly 8-ribbed, glandular, urceolate, 0.4 cm long; seeds many, minute
Habitat Occurs in evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist meciduous forests also in the plains Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia Bark Details Bark greyish white, smooth; blaze cream
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Deciduous dioecious tree to 45 m high, bole buttressed; bark 10 mm thick, greyish-white, smooth, tuberculate-lenticellate; blaze dull yellow Leaf Details Leaves simple, alternate, spiral, leaves rowded at twig ends; petiole to 10 cm long, pubescent; lamina to 12 X 10 cm

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details