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: Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.

Family: Rosaceae Genus: Eriobotrya Species: Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.






Synonym Mespilus japonica Thunb.,  Crataegus bibasLour., Photinia japonica (Thunb.) Franch. & Sav. Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Loquat, Japanese Medlar Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Lokat Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude upto 1500m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details
Habitat Mild climate with rainfall evenly spread throughout the year. Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Panama, Philippines, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Surinam, Taiwa Bark Details
Distribution in chandigarh Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park, Butterfly Park , Sector 7, Sector 19, Sector 23, Sector 39, Sector 46, Sector 52 Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Leaf Details

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details