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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Itea macrophylla Wall. 

Family: Rhamnaceae Genus: Itea Species: Itea macrophylla Wall. 






Synonym Itea maesifolia Elmer, Itea puberula W. G. Craib Flower Color White
Common Name Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit spreading or pendulous, striate, narrowly conical, 7-8 mm, glabrous.
Habitat Occurs in dense or sparse forests, roadsides on mountain slopes Bark Type Fissured
Distribution India, Bhutan, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sikkim, Thailand and Vietnam Bark Details Smooth grey brown
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 Trees 8-10 m tall, branchlets striate, glabrous, petiole stout, 1-2.5 cm, glabrous Leaf Details Leaf blade elliptic or broadly ovate, 10-20 × 5-12 cm, thinly leathery, both surfaces glabrous, midvein and secondary veins distinctly raised abaxially, midvein impressed adaxially, secondary veins in 7-10 pairs, tertiary veins parallel, fine, reticulate veins slightly prominent abaxially, base rounded-obtuse, margin glandular serrate, apex acute or acuminate

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found