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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Stereospermum chelonoides (L.f.) DC.

Family: Bignoniaceae Genus: Stereospermum Species:  Stereospermum chelonoides (L.f.) DC.






Synonym Stereospermum suaveolens Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Padeli Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Fragrant Padri Tree Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Missi Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 30-60 X 0.5 cm, nearly terete, grey, lenticellate; seeds 3 cm long
Habitat Occurs in moist forests Bark Type Exfoliating
Distribution India and Sri Lanka Bark Details Bark grey, exfoliating in flat scales; blaze dull yellow
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Tree is a large deciduous tree, 10-20 m tall, with velvet-hairy branches Leaf Details Leaves compound, imparipinnate, opposite, estipulate; rachis 150-450 mm long, pubescent, slender, swollen at base; leaflets 5-11

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found