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:
Holoptelea integrifolia Planch.

Family: Ulmaceae Genus: Holoptelea Species:
Holoptelea integrifolia Planch.






Synonym Ulmus integrifolia Roxb. Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Papdi, Papri Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Jungle cork tree, Indian Elm, Kanju Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Papdi, Papri, Chilbil, Kanju Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Upto 1500 m Fruit Type Samara
Habit Tree Fruit Details Samara 2-2.5 across, suborbicular, unequal sided; wing membranous.
Habitat Abundant; dry miscellaneous forests. Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, throughout the warmer parts; Sri Lanka, Indo-China. Bark Details It has grey bark, covered with blisters, peeling in corky scales on old trees.
Distribution in chandigarh Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park, Patiala-ki-Rao Reserved Forest Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Large spreading trees, to 30 m high, with grey bark. Leaves obliquely ovate, acuminate, entire or serrate when young, subcoriaceous, pubescent beneath. Flowers green, in numerous clusters on the leafless branches at the leaf scars. Perianth campanulate, 4-8 lobed. Stamens 6-8. Ovary stipitate, compressed; style short, 2-fid. Samara, suborbicular, unequal sided; wing membranous. Leaf Details Leaves obliquely ovate, acuminate, entire or serrate when young, sub coriaceous, pubescent beneath.

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details