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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Paederia foetida L.

Family: Rubiaceae Genus: Paedaria Species:  Paederia foetida L.






Synonym Paederia scandens, Gentiana scandens Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Skunk Vine, Lesser Malayan stinkwort, stink vine Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Chinese Fever Vine Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Oinam Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 1800 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Climber Fruit Details Fruit is a shiny brown, nearly round capsule, up to 0.7 cm across, with 2 black, roundish seeds
Habitat Occurs on hillsides, in forests, along forest edges, along streamsides and twining on trees Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Asia and China Bark Details smooth, light gray bark
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species It is a perennial twining vine arising from a woody rootstock stems grow up to 7 m or more climbing or prostrate and rooting at the nodes Leaf Details Leaves are oppositely arranged, sometimes in whorls of 3, with prominent stipules. Leaf stalks are mostly up to 6 cm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found