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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Persea bombycina (King ex Hk.f.) 

Family: Lauraceae Genus: Persea Species: Persea bombycina (King ex Hk.f.) 






Synonym Machilus gamblei Flower Color White
Common Name - Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 900 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit globose, 7-8 mm in diam., blackish when ripe
Habitat Occurs in temperate, subtropical, and tropical forest Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Bhutan, Nepal, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam Bark Details Bark blackish brown or brownish
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Trees, to 25 m tall; trunk to 40 cm d.b.h., bark blackish brown or brownish. Branchlets slender, terete, with 3-5 circular scars, young shoots with densely gray-yellow pubescence, becoming glabrate Leaf Details Pinnately veined leaves are alternately borne along the stems

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found