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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Rubia cordifolia.Linn

Family: Rubiaceae Genus: Rubia Species: Rubia cordifolia.Linn






Synonym Dioscorea verticillata Lam., Rubia clematifolia Reinw. ex Miq. Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Majith, Indian Madder Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Indian Madder Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Moyum Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to 2600 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Climber Fruit Details Fruit 4–6 Mm Diameter Red To Black Berries
Habitat Occurs in semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Asia, Africa and Europe Bark Details Green
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species A branched climber with bristles stem is slender and four angled can grow to 1.5 m in height Leaf Details Leaves are 5–10 cm long and 2–3 cm broad, produced in whorls of 4-7 starlike around the central stem

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found