Reissantia arborea (Roxb.) H.Hara

 
  • Family : CELASTRACEAE
    (Staff-Tree Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MALKANGANI FAMILY (मालकांगनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Celastraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Hippocratea arborea Roxb.; Pristimera arborea (Roxb.) A.C.Sm.; Hippocratea disperma Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Reissantia arborea (Roxb.) H.Hara
  • Habit : Woody climber
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Evergreen woody climbers; Leaves simple, opposite, obovate or elliptic; margin serrated; Flowers in axillary inflorescences, bisexual, fragrant; sepals 5, free petals 6 free yellow; stamens 3, free, filaments short style short or absent; Fruits oblong, longitudinally Striated, winged green when young brown when mature, two seeded; seeds compressed, pointed.
  • Flower, Fruit : November- September
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, China, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal
  • Literature :
    • Navendu Page., Aparajita Datta., Bibidishananda Basu (2022). Trees of Arunachal Pradesh-a field guide, Pg: 332-333
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Reissantia arborea. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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