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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Prunus cerasoides Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don

Family: Rosaceae Genus: Prunus Species: Prunus cerasoides Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don






Synonym Cerasus cerasoides (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don)S.Ya.Sokolov, Cerasus puddumWall.,  Prunus puddum Roxb. ex Wall. Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Wild Himalayan Cherry Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Sour cherry Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude 1200-2400 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit yellow, maturing to red, ovoid
Habitat Occours in deciduous forests and temperate Himalayas Bark Type Exfoliating
Distribution India, Sikkim, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and West China Bark Details The bark is smooth, and peels off in thin horizontal strips
Distribution in manipur , Central, Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
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. Leaf Details Leaves elliptic, long pointed, with toothed margin

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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