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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Duabanga grandiflora (DC.) Walp.

Family: Lythraceae Genus: Duabanga Species: Duabanga grandiflora (DC.) Walp.






Synonym Duabanga borneensis,Duabanga sonneratioides Flower Color White
Common Name Duabanga, Lampati Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Duabanga Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Tal Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 900-1500 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details The fruit is a more or less rounded leathery about the size of a small orange and many seeded
Habitat Occurs in lowland rainforests along riverbanks and in valleys Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, China, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Bark Details Light brown colour
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species Trees medium to tall, 30-40 m tall, glabrous trunk is erect, 40–80 feet high, undivided but sometimes forking from the base Leaf Details The leaves are opposite, red when young horizontal in two rows one on either side of the branch, oblong in shape, shining above, dull beneath, over 25 cm. long and 10 cm. broad

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found