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 auriculata Lour.

Family: Moraceae Genus: Ficus Species: Ficus auriculata Lour.






Synonym Ficus macrophylla, Ficus roxburghii Flower Color White
Common Name Roxburgh fig, Fagoora, Phagoora, Tiamble, Timla Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Elephant Ear Fig Tree Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Heiba Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude 1000-2100 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruits are pear-shaped and reddish-brown, hanging on peduncles 2.5 cm or longer
Habitat Occurs in moist deciduous forests also in the plains Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Bhutan, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam Bark Details Bark is gray and smooth
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species It is an evergreen to semi-deciduous, spreading, large shrub or small tree reaching 25 feet tall and as wide with large ova- shaped leaves as large as 15 inches in diameter Leaf Details Leaf Blade Suborbicular, Acuminate At Apex, Cordate Or Rounded At Base, Pubescent Beneath, Glabrous Above, Chartaceous, Basal Nerves 6-7, Lateral Nerves 4-5, Tertiary Nerves Transverse And Parallel

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found