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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Dalbergia cultrata Benth.

Family: Papilionaceae Genus: Dalbergia Species: Dalbergia cultrata Benth.






Synonym Dalbergia fusca Prain, Amerimnon cultratum (Benth.) Kuntze Flower Color White
Common Name - Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 1700 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit stipitate, oblong to strap-shaped, 6-10 × 0.9-1.5 cm, thinly leathery, finely reticulate opposite 1 or 2 seeds, both ends obtuse. Seeds reniform, compressed, ca. 10 × 6 mm.
Habitat Occurs in mixed forests and mountain slopes Bark Type Fissured
Distribution India, Myanmar, Vietnam, Yunnan and Laos Bark Details Bark very thick, corky, yellowish grey and deeply fissured
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Deciduous tree with an open, narrow crown can grow from 10 - 30 m tall, wood red, branches slender, slightly finely ap­pressed puberulent, glabrescent and lenticellate Leaf Details Leaves 10-15 cm; stipules caducous; leaflets 11-13, ovate or elliptic, 2-4 × 1.2-2 cm, leathery, abaxially appressed pubescent, at length glabrescent, adaxially glabrous, apex rounded or emarginate, cuspidate

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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