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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Neolamarckia cadamba (Roxb.) Bosser 

Family: Rubiaceae Genus: Neolamarckia Species: Neolamarckia cadamba (Roxb.) Bosser 






Synonym Anthocephalus cadamba (Roxb.) Miq. Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Kadam Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Common burflowe, New Guinea labula Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude 300-800 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details The fruit small, fleshy packed closely together to form a fleshy yellow-orange infructescence containing approximately 8000 seeds
Habitat Occurs secondary forests along riverbanks and in the transitional zone between swampy, permanently flooded and periodically flooded areas Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam Australia Bark Details The bark is gray, smooth in young trees, rough and longitudinally fissured in old trees
Distribution in manipur Central, Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species The tree: may reach a height of 45 m with trunk diameters of 100-(160) cm sometimes has small buttresses and a broad crown. Leaf Details Leaves glossy green, opposite, simple more or less sessile to petiolate, ovate to elliptical (15-50 x 8-25 cm)

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details