Ficus beddomei King

 
  • 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) : Ficus beddomei King
  • Vernacular name : Chela, Thavittaal (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen, Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1200m in sholas and bordering it sometimes.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, K. Sankra Rao, Arun Singh & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 24/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0649
  • Collection Locality : Kolli Hills Ghat road, Namakkal district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shivamogga district, Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district)
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Parthsarathy, N & Pragasan , A L 2009. Check List 5(3):542-569; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi.
  • 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=Ficus beddomei. Downloaded on 17 October 2021.

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