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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Dillenia pentagyna Roxb.

Family: Dilleniaceae Genus: Dillenia Species: Dillenia pentagyna Roxb.






Synonym Dillenia augusta Roxb., Colbertia augusta Wall. ex G.Don
Flower Color White
Common Name Karmal Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Dog Teak,Nepali Elephant Apple Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Larong Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 1400 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details Drooping, subglobose, 15 X 13 mm, indehiscent, fleshy, yellow, orange or red, subtended by persistent sepals
Habitat Occus along the margin of evergreen to semi-evergreen forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Indo-Malesia and China Bark Details Greyish white, peeling off in to flakes.
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Obovate
Description of Species Large deciduous tree grows up to 40 meters in height, leaves are large, 1-2 ft, alternate, ovate-rhomboid, obtuse or acute Leaf Details Sheathing, stout, glabrous, winged; lamina 15-60 X 10-25 Cm Base Acute Or Attenuate, Apex Obtuse, Margin Serrate, Rarely Entire, Glabrous Above, puberulent beneath lateral nerves many, parallel, prominent

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