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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Holigarna caustica (Dennst.) Oken

Family: Anacardiaceae Genus: Holigarna Species: Holigarna caustica (Dennst.) Oken






Synonym Holigarna longifolia Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.,  Catutsjeron arnottianum Flower Color White
Common Name Black Varnish Tree Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Malabar Marking Nut Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Kherai Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Above 600 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit is obliquely ovoid, smooth rounded at tip, 3 cm long,1-seeded
Habitat Occurs in wet evergreen to semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests Bark Type Fissured
Distribution Southern Western Ghats Bark Details Bark is finely fissured and pustular
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Obovate
Description of Species Tree is a a large tree, up to 35 m tall bark is finely fissured and pustular Leaf Details Leaves are arranged spirally, clustered at twig ends, leaf-stalks are 0.8-2.5 cm long with A Pair Of Spurs, Planoconvex In cross section leaf blade Is 10-25 X 2.5-7.6 cm

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found