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: Chukrasia tabularis A.Juss.

Family: Meliaceae Genus: Chukrasia Species: Chukrasia tabularis A.Juss.






Synonym Chukrasia nimmonii Graham Ex Wight, Chukrasia velutina M.Roem. Flower Color White
Common Name East Indian mahogany Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Bastard Cedar, White Cedar Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Jangli toot Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Upto 900 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit a capsule, 3.7-5 × 4 cm, 4-5 valved, ovoid, dark brown
Habitat Found scattered in lowland evergreen forest or deciduous forest Bark Type Fissured
Distribution Malesia, China and Japan, India, Pakistan, Thailand Bark Details Surface rusty brown or deep brown with lenticels, inner bark reddish
Distribution in chandigarh , Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park, Sector 1, Sector 2, Sector 10, Sector 16, Sector 18, Sector 19, Sector 20, Sector 21, Sector 22, Sector 24, Sector 25, Sector 26, Sector 27, Sector 28, Sector 30, Sector 36, Sector 37, Sector 41, Sector 45 Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Pinnate
Description of Species Trees,up to 35 m high. Bark thick, dark brown, deeply cracked, blaze pink red. Leaves paripinnate, alternate, estipulate, rachis 12-30 cm long. Leaflets 10-20, subopposite, estipellate.petiolule 2-10 mm long.l amina 3.5-15 × 2.5-8 cm. Lateral nerves 6-8 pairs, pinnate, bisexual, yellowish-white, in terminal panicles. Calyx small, campanulate, lobes 5, ovate. Petals 5, oblong, obovate or spathulate, pubescent. Ovary superior, stipitate, ovoid. Ovules many in each cell. Style stout. Stigma capitate. Fruit a capsule, 3.7-5 × 4 cm, 4-5 valved, ovoid, dark brown.seeds many, 2 × 0.5 cm, thin, broadly winged at base Leaf Details Leaves paripinnate, alternate, estipulate, rachis 12-30 cm long.l eaflets 10-20, subopposite, estipellate. L amina 3.5-15 ×2.5-8 cm

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