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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Xylia xylocarpa (Roxb.) Taub.

Family: Mimosaceae Genus: Xylia Species: Xylia xylocarpa (Roxb.) Taub.






Synonym Xylia dolabriformis Benth.,  Mimosa xylocarpa Flower Color White
Common Name Jambu, Pyinkado Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Burma Ironwood Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Meijigri Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 600 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit is 10-15 X 5-6 cm, flat, broadly falcate, woody, compressed, dehiscent, septate between the seeds; seeds 4-10, oblong, compressed, brown, shining
Habitat Occurs in moist deciduous forests also in the plains Bark Type Rugged
Distribution Indo-Malesia Bark Details Reddish-brown, Mottled With White, Rough, Exfoliations Irregular; Brittle; Blaze Yellowish With Pink Tinge
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 large deciduous tree to over 18 m high by 60 cm trunk diameter Leaf Details Leaves Bipinnate, Alternate, Stipulate; Stipules Small, Free, Lateral, Deciduous; Rachis 4-18 Cm Long, Stout, Glabrous, Pulvinate, With An Orbicular Gland At Tip; Pinnae 2, Opposite, Even Pinnate 8-30 Cm, Slender, Glabrous; Leaflets 4-18, Opposite

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details