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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Acer  oblongum Wall.ex A. DC.

Family: Aceraceae Genus: Acer Species: Acer  oblongum Wall.ex A. DC.






Synonym Acer nepalense, Acer discolor Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Himalayan Maple Flower Type Corymb
English / Trade Name Evergreen Maple, Kashmir Maple Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude 600-2000 m Fruit Type Samara
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit glabrous, 2-3 cm long; wings veined, divergent, constricted at base; nutlets gibbous, locules white-pubescent inside
Habitat Occurs in moist forests, especially along streams also cultivated in gardens for its ornamental Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India to South and China, Pakistan Bark Details Bark smooth to wrinkled
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Trees evergreen, 12 to 15 m tall, bark smooth to wrinkled, trunk irregularly buttressed at base and twigs red-brown or purplish, slender Leaf Details Leaves ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, 5-18 cm long, 2-8 cm wide, glabrescent, reddish when young, later dark green above

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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