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

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Murraya paniculata (Linn.) Jack

Family: Rutaceae Genus: Murraya Species: Murraya paniculata (Linn.) Jack






Synonym Murraya exotica Linn. Flower Color White
Common Name Banasik Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Orange Jasmine Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Meetha Neem Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up To About 1500 M Fruit Type Berry
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Ovoid-ellipsoid 2 Cm Long With A Tapering End, Reddish When Ripe
Habitat Shaded Ravines In Hills Bark Type Rugged
Distribution Sub Himalayan tracts, Himachal Pradesh to Bhutan, South India, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, China, Australia and Pacific Islands Bark Details Bark Pale Lenticellate
Distribution in chandigarh Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary, Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park, Rock garden, Sukhna Choe Reserve Forest & Sukhna Lake , Sector 1, Sector 4, Sector 5, Sector 6, Sector 26 Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Evergreen, large shrubs, Upto 5 m high .Stem woody rough, pal white, twigs pubescent. Leaves imparipinnate, 4 – 15 cm long. Leaflets 3 – 7(9), alternate or subopposite, ovate - lanceolate. Flowers white, fragrant, 1.5 – 2 cm long, in terminal or axillary corymbs. Sepals minute, acute. Petals obovate – lanceolate, 1 – 1.5 cm long. Stamens 10 or less. Ovary 2 celled. Ovules 2 in each. Style filiform. Berry red or deep orange, oblong to obovoid, 1 – 2 cm long, pointed Leaf Details Leaflets Alternate, 3- Or 5- Or Sometimes 7 – Or Very Rarely 1-foliolate, Varying In Size And Outline, Usually 3.5 -8 X 2-3.5 Cm Or In Smaller Forms 1-3.5 X 0.5-1.5 Cm

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