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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Coriaria nepalensis Wall. 

Family: Coriariaceae Genus: Coriaria Species: Coriaria nepalensis Wall. 






Synonym Coriaria sinica Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Mansur shrub, masuri, makola, masurya Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Masuri Berry, Tanner's Tree Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Guipan Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 800–3200 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruits are red to dark purple when mature resemble berries, but they are actually achenes protected by enlarged and colored petals
Habitat Occurs in eroded hill slope with distinct open and below-canopy Bark Type Rugged
Distribution India, Nepal, Pakistan and Bhutan Bark Details Bark rough brown
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species It is a shrub, growing around 1.5-2.5 m tall flowers yellow in colour, are in groups (inflorescences) and they are male or female but in the same plant Leaf Details Leaves petiole purple, 2-3 mm, puberulent, inflated into pad at bas 2.5-8 × 1.5-4 cm

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found