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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Bridelia stipularis (L.) Blume

Family: Phyllanthaceae Genus: Bridelia Species:  Bridelia stipularis (L.) Blume






Synonym Bridelia scandens, Bridelia zollingeri Flower Color White
Common Name Climbing Bridelia Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Climbing Bride Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Lei Kangron Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1800 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Climber Fruit Details Fruits are oblong, 1.2 cm long, sitting on an enlarged calyx
Habitat Occurs near wet places rivers, swamps, seashore and mangrove Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Nepal, Sikkim, Burma, South-west China, Indo-China, West Malaysia. Bark Details Bark tearing off in scales or long stripes
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species It is a perennial evergreen climber grows over hedges and bushes and sometimes on bigger trees Leaf Details Leaves are 5-20 cm leathery, elliptic-obovate or orbicular-oblong

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details