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 monopetala (Roxb.) Pers.

Family: Lauraceae Genus: Litsea Species: Litsea monopetala (Roxb.) Pers.






Synonym Litsea polyantha, Tetranthera monopetala, Tetranthera alnoides Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name False Persimmon Litsea Flower Type Corymb
English / Trade Name False Persimmon Litsea Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Tumitla Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 1370 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit is oblong to ellipsoid, 0.7-1.2 cm long, seated on a small flat perianth cup
Habitat Occurs in thickets on slopes, hillsides in forest woodland Bark Type Fissured
Distribution India, Nepal, Angladesh, Burma and Southwest China Bark Details Bark is longitudinally fissured, dark greyish, inner bark brown mottled
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species It is a small tree up to 18 m tall, bole straight to crooked, up to 60 cm in diameter, bark surface longitudinally fissured, dark greyish, inner bark brown mottled Leaf Details Leaves 4.5-17 cm X 2.5-10 cm are pointed or blunt, smooth above sparsely hairy below

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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