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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Premna barbata Wall. ex Schauer in DC.

Family: Verbenaceae Genus: Premna Species: Premna barbata Wall. ex Schauer in DC.






Synonym Gumira barbata (Wall. ex Schauer) Kuntze Flower Color White
Common Name Bakar Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Bakar Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1000 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit 2 – 4 mm across, globose, pruple – black
Habitat Occours in dry scrub miscellaneous forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Pakistan, Bhutan and Bangladesh. Bark Details Pale – brown bark
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species Erect shrubs, sometimes reaching the size of a small tree, 2-5 (-8) m tall, deciduous, with grey bark Leaf Details Leaves opposite, oblong or ovate, base cuneate or truncate, acuminate, irregularly toothed towards apex, puberulous on both surfaces when young, nearly glabrous above when mature; lateral nerves 6 – pairs

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found