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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Goniothalamus sesquipedalis (Wall.) Hook.f. & Thomson

Family: Annonaceae Genus: Goniothalamus Species: Goniothalamus sesquipedalis (Wall.) Hook.f. & Thomson






Synonym Guatteria sesquipedalis Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Goniothalamus Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Goniothalamus Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Lei Kham Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 200 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details Ripe Carpels, Solitary Or 2-4, Ovoid, Slightly Tapering, Apex Mucronate, Granulate, Maroon Or Reddish Orange, About 1.5-2.5 X 0.7-1 Cm Across, Stalks About 1.5 Mm Long, Sepals Persistant At Apex, Seeds 1 Per Carpel, Compressed
Habitat Occurs in subtropical evergreen forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Bhutan Bark Details Smooth, thin and fibrous and strongly aromatic bark
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Understorey tree up to 7 m tall and 15 cm dbh, stipules absent Leaf Details Leaves Simple, Alternate, Oblanceolate-elliptic To Oblong-elliptic, 20-40 X 4-10 Cm Across, Base Cuneate Or Acute, Margin Entire, Revolute, Apex Deeply Acute Or Shallow Acuminate, Coriaceous, Minutely Pellucid Punctuate, Dark Green, Shining, Glabrous Above, Paler Minutely Punctate Beneath, Lateral Veins 15-18 On Either Side Of The Midrib

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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