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 semicordata Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.

Family: Moraceae Genus: Ficus Species: Ficus semicordata Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.






Synonym  Ficus cunia Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.,  Ficus conglomerata Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Drooping Fig Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude 600-1900 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit achenes broadly ovoid, apically slightly concave on one side with small tubercles
Habitat Occurs in forest margins, valleys and along trails Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Bhutan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim, Thailand and Vietnam Bark Details Bark is dark-grey, young twigs covered with white or pale-brownish short hairs
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Trees 3-10 m tall, d.b.h. 15-25 cm, crown flat, spreading and umbrellalike Leaf Details Leaves are carried on 1-1.5 cm long stalks, leaf blade is variable, Mostly Ellipticto Oblong, anceshaped, 10-30 cm long, 5-10 cm broad base highly unequal-sided with a 3.4-nerved rounded large lower lobe overlapping the stalk

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details