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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Breynia vitis-idaea (Burm.f.) C.E.C.Fisch.

Family: Euphorbiaceae Genus: Breynia Species: Breynia vitis-idaea (Burm.f.) C.E.C.Fisch.






Synonym Breynia rhamnoides Müll.Arg.,   Phyllanthus rhamnoides Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Indian snowberry Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Mountain Coffee Bush Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Sangram Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 700 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit 3-4 mm across; globose, red on ripening changes to purple
Habitat Occurs along the river and stream banks, scrub jungles from plains Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam Bark Details Bark greenish white, smooth, peeling Off
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Erect shrubs to 3 m tall, glabrous throughout much branched; branches terete, slender Leaf Details Leaves 2-3 X 1.5-2.5 cm, base acute or obtuse, apex acute, glabrous

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found