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 odoratissima (Nees)

Family: Lauraceae Genus: Persea Species: Persea odoratissima (Nees)






Synonym Machilus odoratissima Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Fragrant Bay Tree Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Fragrant Bay Tree Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude 1500-2100 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit ellipsoid, up to 7 x 15 mm, sepals reflexed, oblong, 8 mm long; pedicels thick, often pinkish
Habitat Occurs in the lower oak forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Pakistan,Sikkim and Burma Bark Details Bark is dark grey
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species Tree grows up to 16 m tall and 90 cm in trunk diameter, bark is dark grey, branchlets are hairless smooth, terminal bud large with many glabrous, somewhat fimbriate, bud scales Leaf Details Leaves are smooth, leathery, lancelike to oblong-oblanceolate to elliptic-oblong, 2.5-7 cm wide and 7.5-18 cm long, acute or acuminate, base shortly acute or rounded

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found