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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Toona sinensis (A. Juss.) M. Roem.

Family: Meliaceae Genus: Toona Species: Toona sinensis (A. Juss.) M. Roem.






Synonym Toona serrata (Royle) M. Roem. Flower Color White
Common Name Surian, Chinese toona Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Chinese Toona,Chinese Mahogony,Hill Toon Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Tairel Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude 1 200-2 400 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 2.5-3.8 cm long and 1.3 cm in diameter, ovoid, reddish-brown seeds winged at the upper end only
Habitat Occurs in secondary forest Bark Type Scaly
Distribution India, Indonesia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka Bark Details Bark about 1.3 cm thick, dark-brown, rough with regular and fairly deep vertical fissures about 2.5 cm apart
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species It is a deciduous tree growing to 25 metres (82 ft) tall with a trunk up to 70 cm diameter. The bark is brown, smooth on young trees, becoming scaly to shaggy on old trees Leaf Details Leaflets 13-33, 7.5-20 cm X 2.5-6.2 cm, acutely acuminate, serrate, base oblique

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found