Ficus talbotii King

  • Family : MORACEAE
    (Mulberry Or Fig Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ANJEER FAMILY (अंजीर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MORACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Ficus pierrei Gagnep.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ficus talbotii King
  • Vernacular name : Vellayal (Malayalam); Ichchi maram (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Shola and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills to 1200m in sholas.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Anantapur district
    • Goa : North Goa district, South Goa district
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Dharmapuri district, Namakkal district, Vellore district, Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Indo-China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; J.V Sudhakar, N. Chandramohan Reddy, G.V.S Murthy (2017). Figs of Eastern Ghats, India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. talbotii. Downloaded on 20 October 2020.

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