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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Antidesma bunius (L.) Spreng.

Family: Phyllanthaceae Genus: Antidesma Species: Antidesma bunius (L.) Spreng.






Synonym Antidesma rumphii, Antidesma dallachyanum Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Amati Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Chines Laurel, Niger's Cord, Salmander Tree Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Heiyen Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude 1200 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruits round or ovoid up to 8 mm across, borne in grape-like pendent clusters (often paired) and which are extremely showy because the berries ripen unevenly
Habitat Occurs in drier types of rain forest and on rain forest margins Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam Bark Details The bark is poisonous
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species It is shrub 3-8 m high or may reach up to 15-30 m has wide-spreading branches forming a dense crown. Leaf Details Leaves 10-22.5 cm long, 5-7.5 cm wide, dark-green, glossy, leathery, with very short petioles

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found