Ficus virens Aiton

 
  • Family : MORACEAE
    (Mulberry Or Fig Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ANJEER FAMILY (अंजीर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MORACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Ficus cunninghamii (Miq.) Miq.; Ficus infectoria (Miq.) Miq.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ficus virens Aiton
  • Common name : Spotted White Fig
  • Vernacular name : Basarimara (Kannada); Ichimarm (Tamil); Chakkila, Cherla, Pepar (Malayalam); Pakodo, Kuajuri (Oria); Pakar, Pakri (Hindi); badijurvi, Jati, Juvi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : On the hills to 800m, in forests.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, K. Sankara Rao, Navendu Page & Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 23/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0608
  • Collection Locality : BSI guest house, Yercaud, Salem district (TN)
  • 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
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Chitradurga district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Kolar district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Puri district, Ganjam district, Kendrapara district
    • 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 : Indo-Malesia to Solomon Islands
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara ; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; 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; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Ficus virens. Downloaded on 29 November 2020.

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