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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Juglans regia L.

Family: Juglandaceae Genus: Juglans Species: Juglans regia L.






Synonym Juglans duclouxiana Dode, Juglans fallax Dode
Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Persian walnut, English walnut Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Walnut Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Heijuga Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1200 m Fruit Type Nut
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit with a green, semifleshy husk and a brown, corrugated nut
Habitat Occur in extensive, nearly pure walnut forests and also cutivated Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Cultivated in India and native to Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan Bark Details The bark is smooth, olive-brown when young and silvery-grey on older branches and broad fissures with a rougher texture
Distribution in manipur Origin Exotic
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Large deciduous tree attaining heights of 25–35 m, and a trunk up to 2 m diameter, commonly with a short trunk and broad crown, though taller and narrower in dense forest competition Leaf Details The leaves are alternately arranged 25–40 cm long odd-pinnate with 5–9 leaflets, paired alternately with one terminal leaflet

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details