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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Dimocarpus longan Lour.

Family: Sapindaceae Genus: Dimocarpus Species: Dimocarpus longan Lour.






Synonym Nephelium longana, Camb, Dimocarpus undulatus Wight
Flower Color White
Common Name Dragon Eye tree Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Longan Eyeball tree, Longan tree, Longan Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Nonganghei Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1400 m Fruit Type Nut
Habit Tree Fruit Details Schizocarp, globose, tubercled, red, 1.5 cm across; seed one
Habitat Occurs in evergreen and semi-evergreen forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution China, India and Myanmar Bark Details Bark greyish or reddish-brown, smooth, flaking off in thin scales
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Tree is handsome, erect, to 30 or 40 ft (9-12 m) in height and to 45 ft (14 m) in width, with rough-barked trunk to 2 1/2 ft (76.2 cm) thick and long, spreading, slightly drooping, heavily foliaged branches Leaf Details Leaves compound, usually imparipinnate, sometimes paripinnate, alternate, spiral, clustered at twig ends, 15-40 cm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found