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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Acer sterculiaceum Wall.

Family: Aceraceae Genus: Acer Species: Acer sterculiaceum Wall.






Synonym Acer sterculiaceum K. Koch Flower Color Greenish
Common Name - Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude 1800-2500 m Fruit Type Samara
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 4.5X1.5-2 cm, brownish
Habitat Occurs in evergreen temperate forest Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Bhutan, China, Tibet and Yunnan Bark Details Dark gray or grayish-brown bark
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Palmate
Description of Species Tall tree 10-15 m high, dioecious; branches brownish Leaf Details Leaves are palmately lobed, usually with 3 or 5 lobes but occasionally 7, leaves are up to 20 cm long, thick and a bit leathery, dark green and hairless on the top, lighter green and woolly on the underside

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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