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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Tectona grandis L.f.

Family: Verbenaceae Genus: Tectona Species: Tectona grandis L.f.






Synonym Tectona theca, Theka grandis Flower Color White
Common Name Indian-Oak, Sagun, SagwanIn Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Dian-Oak, Teak Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Chingso Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Above 600 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 1.5-2 cm across, globose, brown seeds 1-4, Oblong
Habitat Occurs in river banks and Less successfully raised in plains Bark Type Rugged
Distribution South and South East Asia Bark Details Bark 10-20 mm thick, yellowish-brown, rough, shallowly vertically fissured
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Teak is a large deciduous tree up to 40 m (131 ft) tall with gray to grayish brown branches Leaf Details Leaves petiole 10-50 mm long, stout, tomentose; lamina 30-60 X 15-30 cm

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found