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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Rubus niveus Thunb. 

Family: Rosaceae Genus: Rubus Species: Rubus niveus Thunb. 






Synonym Rubus albescens Roxb., Rubus bonatii H.L‚v. Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Hill raspberry, Kala hinsalu Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Hill Raspberry, Snowpeaks Raspberry Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Heijampet Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude 500-2800 m Fruit Type Aggregate
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Subglobose aggregate of drupelets and is 1-2 cm in diameter with a purple-black colour juicy and sweet with small seeds
Habitat Occurs in a widely in Oak forest Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam Bark Details Whitish velvety at first becoming smooth green to purple later
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Trifoliate
Description of Species Shrub growing to 1–2.5 m tall the stems whitish tomentose at first becoming glabrous green to purple later, leaves are pinnate with 5–11 leaflets (mostly 7 or 9), the leaflets 2.5–8 cm long and 1–4 cm broad, dark green above densely pale grey to white tomentose beneath Leaf Details Leaves with 5-11 leaflets are 2.5-8 cm long and 1-4 cm broad, dark green above densely pale grey to white velvety beneath

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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