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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Engelhardtia spicata Lechen ex Blume

Family: Juglandaceae Genus: Engelthardtia Species: Engelhardtia spicata Lechen ex Blume






Synonym Engelhardtia aceriflora, Gyrocarpus pendulus Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Gadh mauha, Mahwa, Samma, Silapoma Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Mauwa Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Heijuga-manbi Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 1000-3000 m Fruit Type Nut
Habit Climber Fruit Details Fruit is up to 3.5 cm long, 1-seeded, 3-winged nutlet not splitting open
Habitat Occurs in deciduous and evergreen forest Bark Type Fissured
Distribution India (North), China (Hainan), Malay Peninsula, Indonesia (Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Lesser Sunda islands), Philippines, Thailand, Indochina, Laos Bark Details Bark is grey or grey-brown, deeply fissured
Distribution in manipur Central, Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Climber stems prostrate or climbing, angular, ribbed, thick, brittle, softly hairy, up to 5 m long, cut stems exude no sap Leaf Details Leaves alternate and spiral, impar- or pari-pinnate, leaflets are narrowly ovate or elliptic, with yellow glandular dots, margin entire primary vein is single

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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