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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Citrus hystrix DC.

Family: Rutaceae Genus: Citrus Species: Citrus hystrix DC.






Synonym Citrus macroptera Montrouz. Flower Color White
Common Name Melanesian papeda Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Wild Orange Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Haribob Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 600 Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit Is Hesperidium, Seeds Near Inner Angle, Surrounded By Stalked Pulp-vesicles Filled With Watery Tissue Around Each Segment A Whitish Endocarp, Exocarp Richly Gland-dotted, Secreting An Essential Oil
Habitat Occurs near the houses and wildly grown Bark Type Prickly
Distribution India, China, Myanmar,Thailand, Malesia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Philippines Bark Details Greenish grey
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species It is so-named because of the large "wings" (-ptera) on the petiole which is as large as the blade of the leaf and the tree which has thorns, can reach 5 m in height Leaf Details Large leaves, sometimes 10 or 12 inches long (including the very large winged petiole) and 2 inches wide

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found