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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Cyathula tomentosa (Roth) Moq.

Family: Amaranthaceae Genus: Cyathula Species: Cyathula tomentosa (Roth) Moq.






Synonym Achyranthes tomentosa, Achyranthes sequax Flower Color White
Common Name Cottony Chaff Flowe, Woolly Pastureweed Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Globe Cyathula Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Kabonapi Tuchombi Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 1800-2300 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Globose, ellipsoid, obovoid, membranous, indehiscent seeds oblong or ellipsoid
Habitat Occurs in evergreen forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Myanmar, Nepal and Bhutan Bark Details Grayish-brown bark
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Woolly pasture weed is a deciduous shrub up to 3 m tall stem and branches are densely gray hairy, swollen at nodes Leaf Details Leaves 5-10 cm, elliptic-lanceolate with an acute base, acute or acuminate, glabrate above, densely tomentose beneath, short-petioled spikes globose, long-peduncled, white, glistening; bracts ovate

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details