Ficus palmata Forssk.

  • 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 palmata Forssk.
  • Vernacular name : Angiri, Bedu, Khemri (Hindi); Manjimedi, Atti, Medi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Small tree. Leaves entire or obtusely 3-5 lobed, 3-ribbed, sub scabrid-tomentose, acute or apiculate. Figs axillary solitary, yellow when ripe.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Odisha : Kalhandi district, Rayagada district
  • World Distribution : India, Egypt, Abyssinia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. palmata. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.


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