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: Rhus parviflora Roxb.

Family: Anacardiaceae Genus: Rhus Species: Rhus parviflora Roxb.( तुंगला )






Synonym Searsia parviflora (Roxb.) F.A.Barkley, Toxicodendron parviflorum Kuntze Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Tungala, Raitung, Tumra, Tung Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Small Flowered Poison Sumac. Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Tungala Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 700 to1100 m Fruit Type Drupe
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit small, round, red when ripe.
Habitat Grows in dry hot slopes of the Siwalik Himalayas from and South India. Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Himalayas, from Kumaun to Bhutan and Nepal. Bark Details Smooth, brownish in colour.
Distribution in Haryana Morni-Pinjore Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Obovate
Description of Species Shrub, up to 3 m tall. Bark smooth; young parts densely covered with dark grey pubescence. Leaves imparipinnate, leaflets usually three, terminal much larger than the other two, obovate or suborbicular, crenate, hairy above, pubescent beneath. Flowers in terminal, branching panicles. yellowish, fragrant. Fruit a drupe, small, round, red when ripe. Leaf Details Leaves compound, much branched bearing stalked leaves with 3 leaflets. End leaflet is larger than the other two; leaflets obovate, with rounded tips, tapering bases, and irregularly toothed margins.

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details