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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Zanthoxylum armatum DC.

Family: Rutaceae Genus: Zanthoxylum Species: Zanthoxylum armatum DC.






Synonym  Zanthoxylum alatum Roxb. Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Winged Prickly Ash Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Chinese Pepper, Toothache Tree, Yellow Wood Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Mukthrubi Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 1300-1500 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit is usually a solitary carpel dehiscing ventrally about 3 mm in diameter tubercled, red and strongly aromatic
Habitat Occurs in forest undergrowth and hot valleys in the himalayas, roadsides Bark Type Prickly
Distribution India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Indonesia, Japan, Kashmir, Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam. Bark Details Bark is corky with conspicuous young stems with thick conical prickles rising from a corky base, spines are shining and sharp growing on branchlets
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species It is a deciduous Shrub growing to 4 m (13ft 1in) Leaf Details Leaves are distinctlively trifoliolate with the leaf-stalk winged. Leaflets are stalkless, 2-7.5 x 1-1.7 cm, elliptic to ovate-lancelike, entire to slightly toothed, sharp-tipped, base sometimes oblique

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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