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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Leucaena glauca Linn.

Family: Mimosaceae Genus: Leucaena Species: Leucaena glauca Linn.






Synonym Leucaena leucocephala, Mimosa glauca  Flower Color White
Common Name white leadtree, Jumbay and white popinac Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Leucaena,Jumpy-bean, Wild tamarind,Lead tree,White popinac,White leadtree,Horse tamarind Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Chigonglei Angouba Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 11-19 cm long, 15-21 mm wide, 5-20 per flower head, linear-oblong, acute or rounded at apex, flat, 8- 18 seeded, mid- to orange-brown
Habitat Occurs in arid, roadside areas, carparks, and abandoned land Bark Type Fissured
Distribution Native to Colombia, Costa Rica, Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Spain, United States of America and exotic in India Bark Details Bark on young branches smooth, grey-brown, slash salmon pink, darker grey-brown and rougher with shallow, rusty orange-brown vertical fissures
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Exotic
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species It is is a small, variably shrubby and highly branched to medium-sized tree with a short, clear bole to 5 m upright angular branching and a narrow open crown 3-15m tall, bole diameter 10-50 cm Leaf Details Leaves with 6-9 pairs pinnae; pinnular rachis 5-10.2 cm long, leaflets 9-16 mm long, 2-4.5 mm wide, 13-21 pairs per pinna

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found