Ficus virens var. sublanceolata (Miq.) Corner

 
  • 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 virens Aiton
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in deciduous forests
  • Key identification features : Large deciduous trees with few or numerous tufts of aerial roots closely pressed to trunk and with thicket of suckers from base. Leaves variable, spirally arranged, ovate-elliptic to elliptic. Figs axillary, paired, ripening whitish, then pink to purple and black, basal bracts 3, persistent. Male flowers sessile, in 2-3 rings; tepals 2-3, acute, free. Galls sessile or shortly pedicellate, tepals 3-4, reddish, free. Female flowers sessile, tepals 3-4, free.
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Chandrapur district, Dhule district, Jalgaon district, Pune district, Raigad district, Satara district, Thane district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.943. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • 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 var. sublanceolata. Downloaded on 17 October 2021.

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