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 altissima Blume

Family: Moraceae Genus: Ficus Species: Ficus altissima Blume






Synonym Ficus laccifera Roxb. Flower Color White
Common Name Council tree Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Lao Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1600 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit reddish orange at maturity, many minute seeds
Habitat Occurs in evergreen forest Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Burma, China, Malesia, Philippines, Thailand, Indochina and Laos Bark Details Bark smooth, grey, with small pustules, light brown
Distribution in manipur , Central, Eastern, Jiribam Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Massive spreading evergreen fig, trunk buttressed, bark smooth exudate white, leaves simple alternate, stipules intrapetiolar, sheathing, fruit a fig Leaf Details Leaves simple, alternate, 5-10 x 1-4 cm, elliptic to ovate ,10-22 x 6-12, glabrous, apex acute, base attenuate to rounded, margin entire, midrib flat,rimary vein single, secondary veins 6-10, oblique, somewhat looping near the margin, tertiary veins oblique, petiole 2-5 mm, terete, glabrous, stipules intrapetiolar, puberulous, caducous, sheathing, leaving an annular scar

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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