Emblica officinalis Gaertn.
|English / Trade Name
||Gooseberry, Indian Gooseberry, Emblic Myrobalan
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Up to 1600 m
||Fruit 1.5-2.5 cm across, sub-globose, dehiscing into 6 occi, disc enlarged to give an appearance of fleshy yellowish-green, indehiscent berry
||Occurs in deciduous forests and also cultivated
|| India, Bangladesh, China,Malysia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
||Fairly smooth bark is a pale grayish-brown and peels of in thin flakes like of the guava.
|Distribution in manipur
||Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
|Description of Species
||The tree is small to medium in size, reaching 8 to 18 m in height, with a crooked trunk and spreading branches, branchlets are glabrous or finely pubescent, 10–20 cm long, usually deciduous
||Leaves bifarious on short deciduous branchlets, closely, linear;lamina 0.4-1.5 X 2-4 mm, oblong or linear-oblong, base round,apex obtuse and shortly apiculate, glabrous, membranous; nerves obscure