Ficus amplissima J.E.Smith

 
  • Family : MORACEAE
    (MULBERRY FAMILY OR FIG FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Moraceae
  • Species : Ficus amplissima
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ficus amplissima Sm.
  • Common name : Yellow-barked Fig
  • Vernacular name : Jadi (Hin.); Bilibasuri mara (Kan.); Kalla Raavi, Pedda Juvvi, Bonda Raavi (Tel.); Jori (Ori.)
  • Key identification features : A large spreading tree, sometimes with aerial roots. Petiole up to 3 cm long, leaf blade ovate, slightly acuminate at the apex to 10 cm long, 6 cm broad, leathery.The basal nerves are 3, lateral nerves of 10-12 pairs. Figs occur in axillary pairs, sessile, bracts small and scaly.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Comments : Often on foothills to 1200 m in deciduous and evergreen forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolar district (Karnataka State); Tamil Nadu State; Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Guntur district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Prakasham district, Kadapa district (Andhra Pradesh State); Puri district, Ganjam district, Bolangir district, Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Maldives
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka ; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Ficus amplissima. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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