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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Bischofia javanica Blume.

Family: Euphorbiaceae Genus: Bischoffia Species:  Bischofia javanica Blume.






Synonym Bischofia trifoliata Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Bishop Wood, Tiger tree Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Bhilla, Paniala, Kein, Kanji Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Theichak Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 1300 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruits succulent globose on an elongated stalk endocarp two valved, green turning brown seeds 2
Habitat Occurs in ever green and semi-ever green forests particularly along streams Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Peninsular India, Western and Eastern Ghats Bark Details Bark brownish smooth or flaky when old blaze pink
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 fairly large, usually deciduous tree, 30- 50 m tall, bole straight or poorly shaped, branchless part usually short but sometimes up to 20 m long, up to 80(-170) cm in diameter Leaf Details Leaves arranged spirally, pinnately 3-foliate, glabrous; petiole 8-20 cm long; stipules oblong-triangular, papery, 7-22 mm long, early caducous, leaflets elliptical to ovate, 6-16 cm x 3-10 cm

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found