Ficus geniculata Kurz

  • 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 geniculata Kurz
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Mixed deciduous and deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Bark fibre is used for cordage
  • Key identification features : Leaves broadly elliptic or ovate-rotund, base rounded or narrowed, apex cuspidately acuminate, subundulate along margins. Receptacles crowded, shortly peduncled or sessile in groups of 2-4 at the scars of fallen leaves, depressed-globose, reddish with dots when ripe; basal bracts 3, broadly ovate
  • Flower, Fruit : March-Novemberember
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Maharashtra : Thane district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, China, Indo-China, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp. 936. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.; J.V Sudhakar, N. Chandramohan Reddy, G.V.S Murthy (2017). Figs of Eastern Ghats, India. pp.108-110.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. geniculata. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.


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