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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Pittosporum napaulense (DC.) Rehder & Wilson

Family: Pittosporaceae Genus: Pittosporum Species: Pittosporum napaulense (DC.) Rehder & Wilson






Synonym Pittosporum floribundum, Pittosporum verticillatum  Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude 1300-1500 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit orange yellow globose, 2 valved, seed 4-8 per capsule covered with orange resinous pulp
Habitat Occurs moist deciduous and shola forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, China and Madagascar Bark Details Bark light grey smooth with large warty lenticles
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species shrub or small tree branchlets are brow up to 10 m tall Leaf Details Leaves fascicled, 8-16 x 3-4 cm, cuneate, oblong-lanceolate, apex acute or slightly acuminate, glabrous; petiole to 2 cm

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found