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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Litsea glutinosa (Lour.) C.B.Rob

Family: Lauraceae Genus: Litsea Species:  Litsea glutinosa (Lour.) C.B.Rob






Synonym Litsea chinensis, Litsea laurifolia, Sebifera glutinosa, Tetranthera laurifolia Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Indian Laurel Flower Type Corymb
English / Trade Name Soft Bollygum, Bolly Beech, Bollywood, Bollygum, Brown Bollygum, Brown Bollywood Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1000 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 5-6 mm across, depressed, globose, purple, on flat disc
Habitat Occurs in deciduous and semi-evergreen forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Indo-Malesia and China Bark Details Bark 2-2.5 cm thick and surface brown
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species It is dioecious trees, to 10 m high, bark 2-2.5 cm thick, surface brown; branchlets rather slender, stiff, minutely tomentellous towards apex Leaf Details Leaves are mostly elliptic but variable, 7-15 X 3-7 cm, velvety on both surfaces when young, lateral veins 5-12 pairs

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found