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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:  Azadirachta indica A.Juss

Family: Meliaceae Genus: Azadiracta Species:  Azadirachta indica A.Juss






Synonym Melia azadirachta L., Antelaea canescens Cels ex Heynh.
Flower Color White
Common Name Nim (Neem) Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Margosa Tree, Indian Lilac Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Seizrak Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 1.5 X 0.5 cm, oblong-ovoid, greenish-yellow; seed one, surrounded by a sweet pulp.
Habitat Occurs naturally in dry deciduous and thorn forests and widely cultivated Bark Type Fissured
Distribution India, Indonesia, Malysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sengal, Sri Lanka, Thailnd Bark Details Bark moderately thick with small, scattered tubercles, deeply fissured and flaking in old trees
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Pinnate
Description of Species Treecan reach a height of 15–20 metres (49–66 ft), rarely to 35–40 metres Leaf Details The opposite, pinnate leaves are 20–40 cm long with 20 to 31 medium to dark green leaflets about 3–8 cm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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