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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Pyrus pashia Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don

Family: Rosaceae Genus: Pyrus Species:  Pyrus pashia Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don






Synonym Pyrus kumaoni, Pyrus nepalensis Flower Color White
Common Name Wild pear, Indian wild pear Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Wild Himalayan pea Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 2100 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit diameter ranges from 1 to 4 cm and the height ranges from 2 to 5 cm light green color but at maturity its color turns blackish brown with numerous yellow and white dots on its skin surface
Habitat Occurs in upper or Himalayan chir pine forest Bark Type Rugged
Distribution China, India, Pakistan, Vietnam Iran and Afghanistan Bark Details Bark that is rough and quite dark, almost black in some cases
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species A tall, thorny, open-headed tree, 9.7 metres, high, with dark brown to black bark which can be stripped off in big patches; wood, very hard; newly emerging shoots, pubescent and light green; one-year-old branches also pubescent; older branches, smooth; internodes, 2.5 cm long; the girth of a fully grown tree, 87.5 cm Leaf Details Leaves long-pointed, toothed, hairless and shining with an ovate to ovate-lanceolate shape the length of which ranges from 5 to 10 cm

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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