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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Rhus succedanea Linn.

Family: Anacardiaceae Genus: Rhus Species: Rhus succedanea Linn.






Synonym Toxicodendron succedaneum (L.) Kuntze, Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Wax tree, Japanese wax tree Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Japanese Wax Tree Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Heimang Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 2400 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit .25-.3 in. in diam, orbicular-compressed, rugose, glabrous, shining yellow or tan-brown
Habitat Occurs in woodland garden secondary; sunny edge and dappled shade Bark Type Fissured
Distribution India, China, Japan and other part of Asia Bark Details Deeply fissured corky bark
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Large shrub or tree up to 8 m tall, somewhat similar to a sumac tree Leaf Details Leaves imparipinnate, crowded at the end of branches, leaflet 3-6 pairs, 2-6 by .7-2 in.

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details