Pieris formosa (Wall.) D.Don

 
  • Family : ERICACEAE
    (Heather Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : RHODODENDRON FAMILY (बुराँश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Ericaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Andromeda formosa Wall.; Comarostaphylis formosa (Wall.) Lem.; Lyonia formosa (Wall.) Hand.-Mazz.; Pieris japonica subsp. formosa (Wall.) Kitam.; Andromeda forrestii (R.L.Harrow ex W.W.Sm) C.K.Schneid.; Pieris bodinieri H.Lév.; Pieris formosa var. forrestii (R.L.Harrow ex W.W.Sm) Airy Shaw; Pieris formosa f. longiracemosa W.P.Fang; Pieris forrestii R.L.Harrow ex W.W.Sm; Pieris huiana W.P.Fang
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Pieris formosa (Wall.) D.Don
  • Habit : Small tree or shrub
  • Key identification features : Evergreen, small trees or shrubs; Leaves lanceolate, serrate, glabrous, acuminate at apex, attenuate at base; Inflorescence panicled raceme; Flowers white; Capsules ovoid, glabrous.
  • Flower, Fruit : April- July
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • G.S Giri., A.Pramanik., H.J. Chowdhery., G.D Pal and S.K. Das (2008). Materials for Arunachal Pradesh, Vol (2), Pg: 72-73
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pieris formosa. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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