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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Terminalia citrina Roxb. ex Fleming 

Family: Combretaceae Genus: Terminalia Species: Terminalia citrina Roxb. ex Fleming 






Synonym Myrobalanus citrina, Terminalia arborea Flower Color White
Common Name Black chuglam Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Citrine Myrobalan Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Manahi Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit oblong-lanceolate about 5 cm long, smooth, obscurely 5-angled
Habitat Occurs in forests at low and medium elevations often along the seashore Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines Bark Details Grayish or brownish with dark purplish brown streaks
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species A medium-sized to large, deciduous tree, up to 25 m high Leaf Details Leaves sub-opposite, elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, 7-20 cm long, entire

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details