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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Crateva magna (Lour.) DC.

Family: Capparaceae Genus: Crateva Species:  Crateva magna (Lour.) DC.






Crateva religiosa G.Forst, Crataeva nurvala Buch-Ham.
Flower Color White
Common Name Baruna, Barna Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Three-leaved Caper Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Nganestur & Laiyumbalei Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details The fruits are ovoid 2.5 cm in diamete, resembling a lemon and ripening to a red color
Habitat Occurs along the streams and riverbanks Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Malesia, Indonesia, China and Sri Lanka Bark Details Bark is grey or greyish
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Large deciduous tree upto 30 m tall which may reach a height of 50 feet bark is smooth and brown while the branches have white patches tinged with purple and yellow Leaf Details The leaves are trifoliate, 8-12 cm long with oval leaflets

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details