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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa

Family: Rutaceae Genus: Aegle Species: Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa






Synonym Crateva marmelos Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Bael Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Stone Apple, Wood Apple Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Harikhagok Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 1000m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit ovoid, 6-10 cm across, woody, yellowish, many seeded; seeds oblong and flat
Habitat Occurs in evergreen and semi-evergreen forests also widely cultivated Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India Sri Lanka, Northern Malaya, Java And In The Philippines Bark Details Bark grey, exfoliating in flakes
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species The tree which is the only species in the genus Aegle grows up to 15 m tall and bears thorns and fragrant flowers Leaf Details Leaves are alternate, pale green, trifoliate; terminal leaflet, 5.7 cm long, 2.8 cm broad, having a long petiole; the two lateral leaflets, almost sessile, 4.1 cm long, 2.2 cm wide, ovate to lanceolate having reticulate pinnate venation; petiole, 3.2 cm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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