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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Reinwardtia indica  Dumort.

Family: Linaceae Genus: Reinwartdtia Species: Reinwardtia indica  Dumort.






Synonym Reinwardtia trigyna, Linum trigynum, Linum repens Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Yellow Flax Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Golden Girl, Abai, Yellow Flax Flowering Period Oct-Dec
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to 1800 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit a septicidal capsule or drupe, embryo usually straight in fleshy endosperm
Habitat Occurs in montane areas Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India and China Bark Details Smooth and green grey color
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species It is an erect to spreading shrub, up to 1 m tall, but is grazed by animals, and is commonly found only in a prostrate state Leaf Details leaves elliptic-obovate or oblong-obovate, mucronate, entire to serrulate

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found