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: Toona ciliata M.Roem.

Family: Meliaceae Genus: Toona Species: Toona ciliata M.Roem.( तून )






Synonym Cedrela toona Roxb. Ex Rottler, Cedrela serrulata Miq., Cedrela microcarpa C.DC. Flower Color White
Common Name Tunna,Nandik,Nandi Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Toon Tree, Sandal Neem,Red Cedar, Indian Mahogany Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Tun Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Upto1100m. Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit A Capsule, 1.8-3 X 1.5 Cm, 5-valved; Seeds Many, Oblong, Thin, Winged At Both Ends
Habitat Semi-evergreen And Evergreen Forests Bark Type Rugged
Distribution Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philpines, Thailnd, Vietnam Bark Details Bark 10-15 Mm Thick, Reddish-brown, Rough, Exfoliating In Large Flakes, Fibrous, Blaze Pink Red With White Streaks And Strong Smell
Distribution in Haryana Ambala, Jhajjar, Morni-Pinjore, Rohtak, Yamuna Nagar Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Semi-deciduous trees, Upto 30 m high. Bark 10-15 mm thick, reddish-brown, rough, exfoliating Leaves paripinnate,alternate. Rachis 13-90 cm long.L eaflets 12-30, opposit orsub opposite, estipellate. Lamina 7-16 x 2-7 cm, ovate, ovate-lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, margin entire or serrate.Lateral nerves 10-15 pairs, pinnate. Flowers bisexual, 8 mm across, white, in terminal or axillary drooping panicles. Calyx cupular, lobe 5,ovate, tomentose.P etals 5, white, 5 x 3 mm, oblong. Stamens 5. Ovary superior, ovoid, 2 mm long, pubescent, 5-celled, ovule 8-12per cell, pendulous.Fruit a capsule, 1.8-3 x 1.5 cm, 5-valved. Seeds many, oblong, thin, winged at both ends Leaf Details Leaves Paripinnate, 30-55 Cm Long. Leaflets Lanceolate, Elliptic-ovate, 2.5-12.5 Cm Long, 1-4 Cm Broad, Acuminate, Margin Slightly Wavy To Entire

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