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: Cordia dichotoma G.Forst.

Family: Ehretiaceae Genus: Cordia Species: Cordia dichotoma G.Forst.






Synonym Cordia brownii A.DC., Cordia wallichii G.Don, Cordia latifolia Roxb Flower Color White
Common Name Lasora, Gunda,Bahuar, Vad Gundo Flower Type Corymb
English / Trade Name Fragrant Manjack, Snotty Gobbles, Glue Berry, Pink Pearl Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Lasora Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to about 1500 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit conical when young, yellow and glossy when ripe, ovoid, .75 in diameter, usually 1-seeded, filled with a viscid sweetish pulp
Habitat It is found in a variety of forests ranging from the dry deciduous forests Bark Type Fissured
Distribution India, Pakistan, Srilanka, Bhutan And Bangladesh Bark Details Bark ashy or brownish with shallow longituditional wrinkles
Distribution in chandigarh Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary, Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park, Rock garden, Sector 7, Sector 26, Sector 30, Sector 32, Sector 36, Sector 45, Sector 56 Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species A dioecious tree up to 15 m tall. Leaves 5-8 × 1.5-3.0 cm, elliptic-ovate to obovate, pubescent, base cuneate to oblique or rounded. Petiole up to 3.0 cm in dichotomous cymes,ebracteate. Calyx c. 2.5 mm long, shallowly 5-lobed, hairy to the inside. Corolla campanulate, c. 6 mm long. Style branched. drupe up to 15 mm broad, yellowish-red Leaf Details Leaves 5-8 × 1.5-3.0 cm, elliptic-ovate to obovate, pubescent, Base cuneate to oblique or rounded. Petiole up to 3.0 cm long .

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details