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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Pandanus foetidus Roxb.

Family: Pandanaceae Genus: Pandanus Species:  Pandanus foetidus Roxb.






Synonym Pandanus wallichianus, Fisquetia macrocarpa Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Screw pine, Pandan Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Screw palm Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Lam Ketuki Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to 1200 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit (syncarps) 1-3, globose, up to 12 cm long; durpes oblanceolate, up to 3.5 cm long including the style.
Habitat Occurs in evergreen Forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India and Myanmar Bark Details Smooth, dark green dotted with white
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Lence shaped
Description of Species It is shrub stems forked, supported by arial roots, leaves alternate, simple, and linear with sheathing base Leaf Details Leaves alternate, simple, and linear with sheathing base

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found