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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Phoebe paniculata (Nees) Nees

Family: Lauraceae Genus: Phoebe Species: Phoebe paniculata (Nees) Nees






Synonym Ocotea paniculata Nees Flower Color White
Common Name Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period Oct-Dec
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude 1200-1500 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit ovoid, 1 cm across one seeded
Habitat Occurs in western Ghats and evergreen forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India and Myanmar Bark Details bark brown, smooth; young parts rusty, pubescent
Distribution in manipur Central, Eastern, Jiribam Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Trees up to 15 m tall, branches and branchlets terete, lenticellate, flush grey pubescent. Leaf Details Leaves simple, alternate, spiral; petiole 1-2 cm long, planoconvex in cross section, grey pubescent when young; lamina to 9-21 x 4-9 cm, generally oblanceolate, apex abruptly long acuminate, base cuneate, grey pubescent beneath at least when young; midrib slightly raised above; secondary nerves ca. 7 pairs; tertiary nerves distantly percurrent.

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found