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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Aglaia spectabilis (Miq.) S.S.Jain & S.Bennet

Family: Meliaceae Genus: Aglaia Species: Aglaia spectabilis (Miq.) S.S.Jain & S.Bennet






Synonym Aglaia gigantea (Pierre) Pellegr., Aglaia ridleyi (King) Pannell Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name - Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude 900-1800 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit dehiscent, obovoid to pyriform, 3-locular, with 1 seed per locule, pubescent and sparsely stellately lepidote; stipe to 4 mm in diam
Habitat Occurs in secondary forest, riverine forest and primary forest Bark Type Rugged
Distribution India, Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam Bark Details Bark greyish-white, pale yellowish- brown or brown, flaking in squarish scales up to 30 cm across, sometimes with large orange lenticels up to 3 mm in diam
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species Tree up to 43 m tall, rarely flowering at 8 m tall; bole up 150 cm in diam., with plank buttresses up to 200 cm high and up to 370 cm out Leaf Details Leaves alternate; petiole and rachis ca. 35 cm; petiole glabrous, abaxially rounded, adaxially with a shallow groove; leaflets 11, opposite; petiolules 1-1.5 cm, thick, adaxially sulcate and stellately lepidote

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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