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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Derris ferruginea (Roxb.) Benth.

Family: Papilionaceae Genus: Derris Species:  Derris ferruginea (Roxb.) Benth.






Synonym Robinia ferruginea Roxb.
Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Derris Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Derris Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 500-1200 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Climber Fruit Details Fruit oblong to ligulate-oblong, 5-8 × ca. 2.5 cm, leathery, flat, densely rust-colored sericeous when young 2-4 mm wide wing, seeds 1 or 2 per legume
Habitat Occurs in sparse forests and thickets Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Laos, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Thailand, Vietnam Bark Details Bark smooth, greenish and aging to more pale grayish-brown
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Lianas branchlets densely rust-colored pubescen basal diameter 10–15 cm, twigs densely covered with golden-brown hairs Leaf Details Leaves 5-9-foliolate; Rachis 5.5-9(-15) cm, including petiole 3.5-5(-10) cm; leaflet blades elliptic to obovate-oblong, 6-13 × 2-5 cm

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found