Ficus tsjakela Burm.f.

  • Family : MORACEAE
    (Mulberry Or Fig Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ANJEER FAMILY (अंजीर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MORACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Ficus tsjahela Burm.f. (Spel. Veri.)
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ficus tsjakela Burm.f.
  • Vernacular name : Aal, Chela, Karaal, Kara (Malayalam); Vilivasuri, Boviyamara (Kannada); Kallal (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests and deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare. Often on hills to 1000m. Often epiphytic and later becoming independent
  • Flower, Fruit : January-May
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 17/06/2010
  • Collection Nos : FAP 39110
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram, Anantapur district (AP)
  • 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
    • Karnataka : Kolar district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Mysuru district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Dharmapuri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Karur district, Krishnagiri district, Madurai district, Namakkal district, Pudukkottai district, Sivaganga district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Vellore district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah, T & Ali Moulali, D., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 2; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka, Vol. 1; 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.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. tsjakela. Downloaded on 17 October 2021.

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