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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Aquilaria malaccensis Lam.

Family: Thymelaeaceae Genus: Aquilaria Species: Aquilaria malaccensis Lam.






Synonym Agallochum malaccense, Aquilaria agallocha Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Agar wood Flower Type Corymb
English / Trade Name Malayan Aloes-wood, Malayan Eaglewood Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Agar Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit a loculicidal obovoid or obovoid-cylindrical, 3-4 cm X 2.5 cm, usually compressed, pubescent, glabrescent, base cuneate, apex rounded; pericarp woody
Habitat Occurring in forests at the base of mountainous areas Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Burma, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sabah, East-Kalimantan), Philippines Bark Details Bark smooth whitish
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Tree, up to 20(-49) m tall with bole up to 60 cm in diameter usually straight sometimes fluted or with thick (10 cm) buttresses up to 2 m high; bark smooth Leaf Details Leaves petiole 4-6 mm long; blade elliptical-oblong to oblong-lanceolate, 7.5-12 cm X 2.5-5.5 cm, chartaceous to subcoriaceous, glabrous, sometimes pubescent and glabrescent beneath

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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