Ficus semicordata Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.

  • Family : MORACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Moraceae
  • Species : Ficus semicordata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ficus semicordata Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.
  • Vernacular name : Khurkur, Khain, Khenan, Jahrphali, Khewnau (Hin.); Bomma marri, Bomma matti, Erubodda (Tel.); Bhui dumri, Kharsal, Podia, Dumri, Purhai, Godima (Ori.)
  • Key identification features : A moderate size tree with aerial roots. Bark thick, reddish-brown, rough. Leaves are very distinctive; semisaggitate, one side with a large 3-4 ribbed lobe, the other cuneate with a small 1-2 ribbed lobe. Figs are in pairs, shortly peduncled on leafless branchlets.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : November-June
  • Comments : Rare, near streams and in cool, damp places.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Visakhapatnam district, East Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mehbubnagar district (Telangana State); Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Pullaiah, T & Ali Moulali, D., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 2.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. semicordata. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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