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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Oroxylum indicum (L.) Kurz

Family: Bignoniaceae Genus: Oroxylum Species: Oroxylum indicum (L.) Kurz






Synonym Bignonia indica, Calosanthes indica Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Broken Bones Plant Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Tree Of Damocles, Indian Trumpet Flower, Indian Trumpet Flower Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Shamba Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 800 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 30-90 cm long, flat, purple brown; seeds many, flattened with broad hyaline papery wings
Habitat Occurs in moist deciduous forests also in the plains Bark Type Smooth
Distribution South India and Sri Lanka Bark Details Bark 5-6 mm thick, surface brownish-grey; blaze yellowish-green; bole smooth
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species It is a medium sized deciduous tree growing 8-12 m tall bark is grayish brown with corky lenticels Leaf Details Leaves compound, 2-3 pinnate with opposite pinnae, very large 90-150 cm long almost triangular in outline; primary rachis stout

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found