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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Mitragyna rotundifolia (Roxb.) Kuntze 

Family: Rubiaceae Genus: Mitragyna Species: Mitragyna rotundifolia (Roxb.) Kuntze 






Synonym Bancalus rotundifolius (Roxb.) Kuntze, Mitragyna brunonis (Wall. ex G.Don) Craib Flower Color Brownish
Common Name - Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruiting heads 10-16 mm in diam, fruit 3-5 mm, weakly ridged, with persistent calyx thickened; seeds ca. 1 mm
Habitat Occurs in dense forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Bangladesh, India, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand Bark Details Smooth grey in color
Distribution in manipur Central, Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Trees deciduous, to 30 m tall branches angled to subterete, glabrous to glabrescent. Petiole 15-60 mm, glabrous to densely pilosulous Leaf Details Leaf blade drying papery, suborbicular to broadly elliptic or ovate, 9-25 × 6-20 cm (to 75 cm on seedlings and sprouts), adaxially glabrous to puberulent, abaxially sparsely to densely pilosulous or tomentulose, base rounded to cordate, apex rounded to obtuse; secondary veins 5-7 pairs

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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