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 palmata Forssk.

Family: Moraceae Genus: Ficus Species: Ficus palmata Forssk.






Synonym Ficus pseudocarica, Ficus forskalaei Flower Color White
Common Name Pheru, Khemri, Anjiri Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Punjab Fig Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Haibam Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 1700-2400m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit narrowed at the base 2 cm long, yellow or purple in color
Habitat Occurs around villages, wastelands and fields Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Afghanistan, India, Iran, Iraq, Nepal, Pakistan, Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan. Bark Details Gray color
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species A deciduous, moderate-sized tree, 6 to 10 metres in height; young branches, tomentose, often becoming glabrous; bark, smooth, dull, ash gray, can be stripped off with the hand, exposing the white to light-yellow wood underneath; wood, moderately hard Leaf Details Leaves 12.92 cm long, 14.16 cm broad, having reticulate pinnate venation and dentate margin dark green and rough on the upper surface

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details