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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Vatica lanceifolia (Roxburgh) Blume

Family: Dipterocarpaceae Genus: Vatica Species: Vatica lanceifolia (Roxburgh) Blume






Synonym Vateria lanceifolia Flower Color White
Common Name - Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Mekruk Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Below 900 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit pink-brown, ca. 3 × 2.5 cm, globose, with 3 loculicidal sutures becoming rugulose; fruit sepals ascending, subequal, to 10 × 8 mm, lanceolate, papery, bases cordate
Habitat Occurs in evergreen valley forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Bhutan and Myanmar Bark Details Bark pale grayish green, mottled, smooth
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Tree evergreen to 12 m tall, bark pale grayish green, mottled, smooth, twig slender, grayish brown puberulous Leaf Details Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, 12-18 x 5-7cm, acuminate, base cuneate, glabrous, lateral veins 10-12 pairs; petioles 1-2 cm, thickened above

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found