Ficus palmata Forssk.

  • Family : MORACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Moraceae
  • Species : Ficus palmata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ficus palmata Forssk.
  • Vernacular name : Anjiri, Bedu, Khemri (Hin.); Manji medi, Medi (Tel.)
  • Key identification features : A small evergreen tree. Leaves entire or obtusely 3-5 lobed, 3-ribbed, sub-scabrid or tomentose, acute or apiculate. Figs are axillary, solitary and yellow when ripe.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Comments : Rare, in forests in steep nallah banks of northern Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Kalahandi district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Egypt, Abyssinia
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. palmata. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.


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