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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Triumfetta tomentosa Bojer ex Bouton

Family: Tiliaceae Genus: Triumfetta Species:  Triumfetta tomentosa Bojer ex Bouton






Synonym Triumfetta pilosa, Triumfetta holosericea Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Tomentose Burrbark Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Tomentose Burbark Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Lamgi Leehing Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude 1080- 2400 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit 1–1.5 cm. in diam. including the aculei, aculei numerous, pilose with simple hairs or almost glabrous and with the terminal setae single, straight or slightly curved
Habitat Occurs in forests, swamp margins, bush land, fallows along the sides of roads and as a weed of cultivated land Bark Type Smooth
Distribution South Africa, Tropical Asia And Tropical America Bark Details Bark smooth, pale gray
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species It is a shrub 4 m tall (rarely annual or perennial herb, 0,6-1,5 m and more), sometimes scrambling; tomentose all over Leaf Details Leaf-lamina 5–12 × 2.5–7 cm sometimes slightly 3-lobed, acute at the apex, margin irregularly serrate, cordate or sub-cordate at the base greyish-brown-tomentose more densely

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details