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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Meliosma simplicifolia (Roxb.) Walp

Family: Sabiaceae Genus: Meliosma Species: Meliosma simplicifolia (Roxb.) Walp






Synonym  Meliosma pungens,  Millingtonia acuminata Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Simple-Leaved Meliosma, Coghsa Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Simple-Leaved Meliosma Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 1200-2000 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit a drupe, 5-6 mm across, globose, purple-black, crustaceous, endocarp globose or subglobose, often rather irregular, with usually lax reticulum; median keel distinct but not very prominent
Habitat Occurs in evergreen Forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Pakistan, Nepal, Tibet, Burma, China, Malaya and China. Bark Details Bark greyish-brown, smooth; blaze deep pink changes to orange-red
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Small tree, 4-5 m tall, young shoots reddish-pubescent Leaf Details Leaves simple, alternate, estipulate; petiole 1.5-5 cm, stout, puberulent, grooved above; lamina 5-30 x 2-10 cm, elliptic-oblong, elliptic-obovate or oblanceolate or sometimes lanceolate; base acute to round

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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