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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Iteadaphne caudata (Nees) H.W. Li

Family: Lauraceae Genus: Iteadaphne Species: Iteadaphne caudata (Nees) H.W. Li






Synonym Lindera caudata (Nees) Hook. f. Flower Color White
Common Name - Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period Oct-Dec
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude 700-2300 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruits globose, 5-6 mm in diam., black-purple at maturity, inserted on persistent perianth tube with 6 perianth segments
Habitat Occurs in thickets, sparse forests, roadsides and forest margins Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam Bark Details Bark black-gray
Distribution in manipur Central, Eastern, Jiribam Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Shrubs or small trees 2-12 m t branchlets slender; young branchlets yellow-brown pubescent, becoming glabrous and black-brown when old, thinly longitudinally striate, lenticellate, lenticels oblong,terminal bud ovoid, 2-4 mm Leaf Details Leaves alternate petiole 5-13 mm, densely yellow-brown pubescent; leaf blade abaxially nearly glaucous when dry, adaxially brown or green-brown, narrowly ovate or oblong-lanceolate, (4.5-)5-13 × (1.5-)2-4 cm, thinly leathery, densely yellow-brown pubescent on both surfaces but more densely so abaxially when young, glabrate except along midrib when old

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