Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Ficus hispida L.f.

Family: Moraceae Genus: Ficus Species: Ficus hispida L.f.






Synonym Ficus oppositifolia, Ficus compressa Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Hairy Fig, devil fig, opposite-leaved fig-tree, rough-leaved fig, Kala Umbar Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Fig Tree Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Asi Heibong Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude Up to 1200 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details A lenticular achene, keeled with prominent hilum
Habitat Found along river and stream banks Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Sri Lanka, China and New Guinea Bark Details Bark brownish, lenticellate, blaze pink
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Trees to 10 m high laxly branched; bark grey, smooth; blaze yellow; exudation milky young shoots hispid; internodes of branchlets hollow Leaf Details Leaves simple, opposite, decussate; stipules to 2.5 X 1 cm, caducous, leaving annular scar (oblong to elliptic-lanceolate

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details