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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Illicium griffthii Hook.f. & Thomson

Family: Illiciacee Genus: Illicium Species:  Illicium griffthii Hook.f. & Thomson






Synonym Ternstroemia khasiana Flower Color White
Common Name - Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude up to 2000 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Seeds ca 5 mm diam, sub-rotund, glossy brown
Habitat Occurs in evergreen oak forest Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, China and Vietnam Bark Details Bark smooth grey brown
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Large aromatic, evergreen shrub up to 4 m tall Leaf Details Leaves 4-12 X 2-5 cm, ovate, elliptic-oblong, cuneate at base, acuminate at apex, pellucid dotted above, lateral nerves 6-7 on either half; petioles up to 1.5 cm long terete

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found