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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Neonauclea griffithii (Hook.f.) Merr.

Family: Rubiaceae Genus: Neonauclea Species: Neonauclea griffithii (Hook.f.) Merr.






Synonym Adina griffithii Hook.f., Cephalanthus navillei H.Lév. Flower Color White
Common Name - Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period Oct-Dec
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude 800-1300 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruiting heads ca. 20 mm in diam, fruit obconic, 5-6 mm, pilosulous at least at apex; seeds not seen
Habitat Occurs in dense forests in valleys or on humid slopes Bark Type Fissured
Distribution India, Bhutan and Myanmar Bark Details Bark greenish gray, fissured and cracked, sometimes warty
Distribution in manipur Central, Eastern, Jiribam Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Obovate
Description of Species Trees, evergreen, to 20 m tall; trunk often buttressed at base sometimes with aerial roots bark greenish gray, fissured and cracked, sometimes warty, with inner bark yellow, pale brown to pink; branchlets quadrangular becoming terete, grayish brown, rugose or striate, white lenticellate, glabrescent Leaf Details Leaves obovate to elliptic orbicular, 10-20 x 5-13cm, apex shortly acuminate, base acute to cuneate, often attenuate, chartaceous to subcoriaceous, glabrous veins raised below, lateral pairs 5-9; petioles 0-2cm. Stipules obovate to ovate oblong, 5-10 x 3-8mm, glabrous flattened around terminal vegetative bud

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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