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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Macaranga indica Wight

Family: Euphorbiaceae Genus: Macaranga Species: Macaranga indica Wight






Synonym Macaranga adenantha Gagnep.,  Tanarius indicus (Wight) Kuntze Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name - Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude 900-2000 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit globose, seeds 1.
Habitat Occurs in degraded forest areas Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India and Sri Lanka Bark Details Bark grey, smooth
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Gregarious trees bark grey, smooth; exudation red, watery; branchlets fulvous tomentose, glaucous Leaf Details Leaves simple, alternate, spiral; stipules large, caducous; petiole 5-31 cm long ; lamina 13.5-30 x 10.5-18.5 cm, peltate, orbicular-ovate, apex acuminate, base rounded, subcoriaceous, tawny pubescent and resinous yellow glands beneath; nerves 8-9, radiating from the centre

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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