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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Chukrasia tabularis A.Juss.

Family: Meliaceae Genus: Chukrassia Species: Chukrasia tabularis A.Juss.






Synonym Chukrasia trilocularis (G.Don) M.Roem., Chukrasia velutina M.Roem.
Flower Color White
Common Name Chittagong Wood, Indian Redwood Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Chittagong Wood, Bastard Cedar, White Cedar, Indian Red Wood Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Taimareng Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to 900 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details 2-2.5 cm, speckled with lenticels and brown clour
Habitat Occurs in lowland evergreen forest or deciduous forest Bark Type Fissured
Distribution India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam Cameron, Bark Details Surface rusty brown or deep brown with lenticels, inner bark reddish.
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Pinnate
Description of Species It is an evergreen or deciduous, monoecious, mediumsized, sometimes fairly large tree up to 30 (max. 40) m tall; bole branchless for up to 18 (max. 32) m, with a diameter of up to 110 (max.175) cm Leaf Details Leaves paripinnate, 30-50 cm long, with 4-6 pairs of opposite or alternate, entire, asymmetrical and acuminate leaflets

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details