Haryana Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Haryana (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.
( पपरी , चिलबिल , कन्जू )






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 Haryana Ambala, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Fatehabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, M. Garh, Mewat, Morni-Pinjore, Palwal, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonepat, Yamuna Nagar 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.

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