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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Elaeocarpus floribundus Blume

Family: Elaeocarpaceae Genus: Elaeocarpus Species: Elaeocarpus floribundus Blume






Synonym Elaeocarpus lobbianus, Elaeocarpus tahanensis Flower Color White
Common Name Indian Olive Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Rugged Oil-fruit Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Chorphon Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit is light green 2 to 5 cm long and 1.5-2.5 cm in girth both ends of fruit are pointed,stone -3 celled, each having a spindle shaped seed
Habitat Occurs on hillsides and ridges with sandy to clay soils Bark Type Fissured
Distribution India, China, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Borneo, Philippines and Celebes Bark Details Bark surface rough to fissured brown, inner bark pale yellow
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species It is an evergreen moderate sized tree with spreading crown and clean bole of 12-16 m length Leaf Details Leaves are thinly leathery, varying from 6.5 X 3 cm to 19 X 8.5 cm, with a long pointed tip and toothed margin

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details