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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Celtis timorensis Span.

Family: Cannabaceae Genus: Celtis Species:  Celtis timorensis Span.






Synonym Celtis cinnamomea Lindl. ex Planch., Celtis crenatoserrata Merr.
Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Stinkwood, Butha Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Stinking Wood Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Heikreng Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 1400 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 15 mm across, ovoid, narrowed towards tip, black
Habitat Occurs in evergreen forests Bark Type Rugged
Distribution Indo-Malesia Bark Details Bark pale green, covered with small lenticels; young parts pubescent
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species Large forest tree growing to 25 m in height and the wood has a strong foetid smell because of the presence of skatole Leaf Details Leaves stipules lateral, lanceolate-subulate, cauducous; petiole 3-5 mm long, slender; lamina 8-13 X 3-5.8 cm

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found