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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Canarium resiniferum Bruce ex King

Family: Burseraceae Genus: Canarium Species: Canarium resiniferum Bruce ex King






Synonym Canarium strictum Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Black Dammar Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Doopa., Black Dhup, Black Dammer, Black Dammar, Indian White Mahogany Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Mekruk Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 1600 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 3.5 X 1.5 cm, ellipsoid, dark blue, 1-3-celled; seeds 1-3
Habitat Occurs in evergreen forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India and Upper Myanmar Bark Details Bark 4-7 mm thick, surface grey-brown or yellow exfoliation small, irregular blaze yellowish
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species Grow up to large evergreen trees of 40–50 m (130–160 ft) tall Leaf Details Leaves spiral, clustered at twig ends to 40 cm, leaflets 3-9 pair with odd one at apex

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found