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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Terminalia arjuna (Roxb. ex DC.) Wight & Arn.

Family: Combretaceae Genus: Terminalia Species: Terminalia arjuna (Roxb. ex DC.) Wight & Arn.






Synonym Pentaptera arjuna , Pentaptera glabra Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Arjun Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name White Marudah, Tropical Almond, Malabar Almond, Arjun Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Mayokpha Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to about 1,200 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit ovoid or obovoid oblong, 4-5 winged or more, woody, dark brown with entire or serrate wings, seeds linear, glabrous
Habitat Occurs in dry tropical riverine forests and dry deciduous forests Bark Type Exfoliating
Distribution Native to India and Sri Lanka introduced to most of Asia, parts of Africa Bark Details Bark whitish or pinkish-grey exfoliatingin irregular sheets
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species It is large deciduous/evergreen, up to 6-15 (-25) m tall, often having a buttressed trunk, and a broad, oval crown with drooping branches Leaf Details Leaves opposite or subopposite, oblong or elliptic, margins subentire petiole Is short with prominent two glands at petiole apex

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