Coriaria napalensis Wall.

 
  • Family : CORIARIACEAE
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Coriariaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Coriaria kweichovensis Hu; Coriaria sinica Maxim.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Coriaria napalensis Wall.
  • Common name : Masuri Berry, Tanner's Tree, Mansur shrub
  • Vernacular name :
    • Gangara, Masuri, Makola, Masurya (Hindi)
    • Machhaaino, Machhino, Bhojinsee (Nepali)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Steep dry shrubcovered hillsides, 1220 - 3200 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : Wood used as firewood
  • Key identification features : Shrubs decumbent, 1.5-2.5 m tall, with horizontally spreading branches; branchlets tetragonous or narrowly 4-winged; young branches purplish red, puberulent or glabrescent; old branches purplish brown, with clearly prominent lenticels; bud scales purplish red, ovate or ovate-triangular, 1-2 mm, membranous, glabrous.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-May
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Nainital district
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
  • Native : Bhutan, China, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Endemism : Endemic to the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent, in the Himalayas from Indus eastward to Bhutan
  • World Distribution : Pakistan to Central and South China
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 99
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 2: Part 1. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 53
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Coriaria napalensis. Downloaded on 16 July 2024.

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