Ficus semicordata Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.

  • Family : MORACEAE
    (Mulberry Or Fig Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ANJEER FAMILY (अंजीर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MORACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Ficus cunia Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.; Ficus conglomerata Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ficus semicordata Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.
  • Vernacular name : Bhuidumri, Potkuli, Karsal, Purhai, Godima, Podia, Dumri (Oria); Khewnau, Khurkur, Khain, Khenan, Jahrphali (Hindi); Bomma marri, Bomma matti, Erubodda (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Common near streams and cool damp places
  • Key identification features : Medium size tree, arial roots. Bark reddish brown. Leaves very distinctive semi-sagittate, one side with a large 3-4 ribbed lobe and the other cuniate with a small 1-2 ribbed lobe. Figs shortly peduncled in pairs on leafless branchlets.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Guntur district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Nalgonda district, Khammam district, Mehboobnagar district
    • Odisha : All districts
  • World Distribution : India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar
  • 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. semicordata. Downloaded on 17 October 2021.

Herbarium Specimen(s)


All fields are required

Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at