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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Hovenia acerba Lindl.

Family: Rhamnaceae Genus: Hovenia Species: Hovenia acerba Lindl.






Synonym Hovenia inaequalis DC., Ziziphus esquirolii H. Lév. Flower Color White
Common Name Japanese raisin tree Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Oriental raisin tree Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 2000 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit appear at the ends of edible fleshy fruit stalks (rachis)
Habitat Occurs in woodland garden secondary; sunny edge Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India and China Bark Details Bark smooth pale ashy or whitish
Distribution in manipur Jiribam, Northern, Southern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Tree, rarely a shrub, deciduous to 10–30 m tall Leaf Details The glossy leaves are large and pointed branchlets brown or black-purple, glabrous with inconspicuous lenticels

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found