Ficus microcarpa L.f.

 
  • Family : MORACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Moraceae
  • Species : Ficus microcarpa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ficus microcarpa L.f.
  • Common name : Laurel Fig
  • Vernacular name : Kiru goli (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 9137, CJS 14536, CJS 18870
  • Key identification features : Moderate size evergreen trees with numerous aerial roots. Leaves are elliptic-obovate, obtuse or abruptly acuminate at apex, coriaceous, 4-7 pairs of nerves. Figs are in axillary, sessile pairs, glabrous, to about a cm across. Bracts 3, sub-orbicular, about 4 mm long. Apical bracts 3, in outer row, and 5-6 in inner row.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments : A sacred Tree. Frequent along roadsides.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Hassan, Kolar, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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