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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Podocarpus neriifolius D.Don

Family: Podocarpaceae Genus: Podocarpus Species:  Podocarpus neriifolius D.Don






Synonym Podocarpus discolor, Podocarpus macrophyllus Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Halis Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Brown Pine Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Na-U Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 1600 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit fleshy with oblong depression at top variously lobed pale yellow-green turning orange-red to deep purple, seed Solitary 1.5-1.75 × 0.5-1.25 cm, globose, bluish-black when ripe
Habitat Occurs in evergreen forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Nepal, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Fiji Bark Details Bark greyish-brown, peeling off in long papery flakes; branches whorled
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Whorled (leaves in groups of 3 or more along stem)
    Leaf Shape Lence shaped
Description of Species Trees to 25 m tall; trunk usually to 5 cm d.b.h.; bark grayish brown, thin, fibrous, peeling off in longitudinal flakes; branches spreading or ascending. Foliage bud scales erect, triangular, 1-1.5 mm wide apex acute Leaf Details Leaves scattered or whorled subsessile 10-18 × 0.8-1.5 cm on old trees and 12.5- 25 × 1.5-2 cm on young trees

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details