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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Derris robusta (DC.) Benth.

Family: Papilionaceae Genus: Derris Species: Derris robusta (DC.) Benth.






Synonym Brachypterum platyphyllum Miq., Brachypterum robustum (DC.) Dalzell & A.Gibson  Flower Color White
Common Name - Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 1800 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit up to 7 cm long linear narrowed at both ends
Habitat Occurs in deciduous forest especially teak forest Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam Bark Details Bark smooth, pale grayish-brown
Distribution in manipur Eastern, Jiribam, Northern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Tree up to 20-25 m tall with bole up to 30-65 cm in diameter, tops of branches finely pubescent Leaf Details Leaves pinnately compound, 7-20 cm long; leaflets 6-10 pairs, elliptic-oblong, mucronate

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found