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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Dalbergia sissoo DC.

Family: Papilionaceae Genus: Dalbergia Species:  Dalbergia sissoo DC.






Synonym Dalbergia pseudo-sissoo, Amerimnon sissoo Flower Color White
Common Name Shisham Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Indian Rosewood Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Sissu Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1300 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit flat, 4-7x1 cm, glabrous, pale-browm, 1-2 seeded
Habitat Occurs in forests commonly and planted Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Nepal, Myanmar, Pakistan, Oman, Bhutan Bark Details Gray Color
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species It is a medium to large deciduous tree with a light crown which reproduces by seeds and suckers grow up to a maximum of 25 m in height and 2 to 3 m in diameter but is usually smaller Leaf Details Leaves 5-7 foliolate, 10-20 cm long petiole zigzag

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details