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: Anogeissus sericea Brandis

Family: Combretaceae Genus: Anogeissus Species: Anogeissus sericea Brandis( धौकड़ा , धवराल )






Synonym Anogeissus latifolia var. parvifolia C.B. Clarke   Flower Color White
Common Name Dhoukra Flower Type Capitulum
English / Trade Name Indrokh Flowering Period Oct-Dec
Vernacular /Local Name Dhoukra, Dhawaral Fruiting Period Jan-Dec
Altitude Up to 1000m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Tree Fruit Details Golden-brown, broadly trapezoidal.
Habitat A rare species of Indian desert endemic to arid areas. Used as a timber-wood plant. Bark Type Fissured
Distribution Asia and tropical Africa. Bark Details Whitish-brown, fissured bark.
Distribution in Haryana , Mewat Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Small trees with whitish-brown, fissured bark. Leaves simple, alternate and elliptic in shape; shortly petiolate. Flowers are yellow, axillary, globose. Fruit a drupe,golden-brown, broadly trapezoidal. Leaf Details Leaves simple, alternate and elliptic in shape; shortly petiolate.

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details