Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Hér. ex Vent.

 
  • Family : MORACEAE
    (Mulberry Or Fig Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ANJEER FAMILY (अंजीर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MORACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Hér. ex Vent.
  • Common name : Paper mulberry, Tapacloth tree
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : A fast growing invasive species. One of the tree invaders in Bangalore..
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district)
  • Native : East Asia
  • World Distribution : India, Malesia, China and Japan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state; K.S.Rao-Flowering Plants of IISC, 2009; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Broussonetia papyrifera. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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