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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Callicarpa macrophylla Vahl.

Family: Verbenaceae Genus: Callicarpa Species: Callicarpa macrophylla Vahl.






Synonym Callicarpa incana, Callicarpa tomentosa Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Bastara Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Beauty Berry Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Mondol-panamana Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 1800 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit globose or subglobose about 2-2.5 mm in diameter, succulent green and white or purple when ripe
Habitat Occours in secondary forests and along rivers Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India,Bhutan, China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Bark Details Brown thin smooth stem and branches obtusely 4 angular
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Lence shaped
Description of Species Shrub about 5-15 ft tall. Stem brown, thin smooth, stem and branches obtusely 4 angular, young parts stellately woolly, glabrous when mature, annulate nodes, internodes 1-5 cm long Leaf Details Leaves 10-24 X 3-10 cm across base acute, margin crenate-serrate except near the base and apex

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details