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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Boehmeria rugulosa Wedd.

Family: Urticaceae Genus: Boehmeria Species: Boehmeria rugulosa Wedd.






Synonym Ramium rugulosum (Wedd.) Kuntze Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Daar, Githa Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Daa Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude 300-1700 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit is an achene, pointed at both ends. The wood is used in the hills to make ladles, plates, containers of various shapes, and crude furniture
Habitat Occurs in naturally dry slopes Bark Type Rugged
Distribution India, Nepal and Bhutan Bark Details The bark is dark brown in color, very rough and deep fissures render it into small, more or less rectangular scales
Distribution in manipur , Central, Eastern, Jiribam Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species It is a medium-sized evergreen tree up to 30 ft tall Leaf Details Leaves are ovate-elliptic to lanceshaped, with lots of freckle-like red dots on the upper surface, 5.5-18 cm long, 2-4.5 cm wide, strongly 3-veined

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found