Ficus lyrata Warb.

  • 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 lyrata Warb.
  • Common name : Fiddle-leafed Fig
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Comments / notes : Leaf base is auricled like human ear lobe
  • Key identification features : Tree up to 10m tall, monoecious, strangler or hemi-epiphytic when young. Leaves stiff, large, dark green, almost glossy and shining above, pale and dull below. Figs globose or obovate, 1.5-2 cm in dia, sessile, axillary, solitary or in pairs, dark green with light green sunken spots.
  • Native : Tropical West Africa
  • Literature : J.V Sudhakar, N. Chandramohan Reddy, G.V.S Murthy (2017). Figs of Eastern Ghats, India. pp.120
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. lyrata. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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