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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Pavetta abyssinica Fresen.

Family: Rubiaceae Genus: Pavetta Species:  Pavetta abyssinica Fresen.






Synonym Ixora pavetta, Ixora indica Flower Color White
Common Name Indian Pavetta, Kankara Flower Type Corymb
English / Trade Name Bride's Bush, White Pavetta, Christmas Bush Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Kukurchura Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 900 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit With 2 pyrenes; Seeds one per pyrene
Habitat Occurs in undergrowth in disturbed evergreen to semievergreen forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India and Sri Lanka(The Western Ghats) Bark Details Bark grey, smooth and irreuarly scaly when mature, blaze greenish cream
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 an erect nearly smooth or somewhat hairy shrub 2 to 4 meters or more in height Leaf Details Leaves broadly lanceolate, intrapetiolar, sheathing, caducous and leaving scar; petioles 0.6-1.5 cm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found