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: Calliandra haematocephala Hassk.

Family: Mimosaceae Genus: Calliandra Species: Calliandra haematocephala Hassk.( बिजौरी )






Synonym Anneslia haematocephala (Hask.) Britton & P. Wilson, Calliandra inequilateraRusby., Feuilleea haematocephala Kuntze Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Red Powder Puff Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Red Powder Puff, Blood Red Tassel Flower Flowering Period Jan-Dec
Vernacular /Local Name Bijauri Fruiting Period Jan-Dec
Altitude Up to 2000 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit in pod, dull brown, linear –oblanceolate.
Habitat Ornamental cultivation; grown in gardens and parks Bark Type Rugged
Distribution Native to tropical America, planted in Botanical gardens Bark Details Brown and rough.
Distribution in Haryana Ambala, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Fatehabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jind, Kaithal, Kurukshetra, M. Garh, Mewat, Morni-Pinjore, Rewari, Yamuna Nagar Origin Exotic
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Pinnate
Description of Species Shrub up to 8 m tall, branches brown, cylindric, and rough. Leaves pinnately compound, oblong, acute, with 5 to 10 pairs of glossy green leaflets. Flowers clustered in globose heads. Fruit dehiscent pod, dull brown, linear -oblanceolate, opening along the sutures when ripe. Seeds 5 to 6, brown and oblong. Leaf Details Leaves pinnately compound, oblong, acute, with 5 to 10 pairs of glossy green leaflets

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details