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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Saurauia napaulensis DC.

Family: Actinidiaceae Genus: Saurauia Species: Saurauia napaulensis DC.






Synonym Saurauia napaulensis var. montana C.F. Liang & Y.S. Wang Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Bhakara, Goganda Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Gogan Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Singkrang Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude 750-2100 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit are green to yellowish, spherical to depressed-spherical, ribbed or slightly ribbed
Habitat Occurs in sparse mountain forests, thickets and valleys Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Bhutan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam Bark Details Bark grey-brown, smooth
Distribution in manipur Central, Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Tree up 4-20 m tall, branchlets are brown velvety to smooth, leaf-stalks are 2.5-5 cm Leaf Details Leaves are narrowly elliptic to oblong-obovate, 13-36 cm long, 7-15 cm broad, thinly leathery, sparsely rusty velvety below, smooth above, with prominent lateral veins 28-40 pairs, base blunt to rounded to wedge-shaped, margin finely toothed, tip long-pointed to pointed

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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