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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Prunus domestica L.

Family: Rosaceae Genus: Prunus Species: Prunus domestica L.






Synonym Prunus communis Huds. Flower Color White
Common Name Common Pear Flower Type Corymb
English / Trade Name Pear Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Naspati Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1200 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit a pyriform (pear-shaped) pome with persistent or deciduous calyx, 4- 12 cm long, greenish colored, dry and gritty
Habitat Occurs in woodland garden secondary sunny edge also cultivated Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Exotic to India and native to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Russian Federation, Turkey Bark Details Bark is grey and square-cracked
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Exotic
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species It is a deciduous small to medium-sized tree to 10 m tall (normally 3-5 m in cultivation), with a pyramidally shaped crown. The conical erect trunk bears small, reddish-brown, narrow-angled branches grey-brown bark has shallow furrows and flat-topped scaly ridges Leaf Details Leaves alternate, simple, elliptic/ovate with a finely serrated margin, obtuse tips, 2.5-10 cm lo

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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