||Cerasus cerasoides (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don)S.Ya.Sokolov, Cerasus puddumWall., Prunus puddum Roxb. ex Wall.
||Red - Pink
||Wild Himalayan Cherry
|English / Trade Name
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Fruit yellow, maturing to red, ovoid
||Occours in deciduous forests and temperate Himalayas
||India, Sikkim, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and West China
||The bark is smooth, and peels off in thin horizontal strips
|Distribution in manipur
||, Central, Eastern
||Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
|Description of Species
||Medium sized tree which grows up to 30 m in height. Bark smooth, and peels off in thin horizontal strips. Leaves elliptic, long pointed, with toothed margin. Flowers pink, long-stalked, often paired or in few-flowered clusters at the end of branches. with 5 pink, obovate petals, spreading outwards. Fruit yellow, maturing to red, ovoid.
||Leaves elliptic, long pointed, with toothed margin