Ficus religiosa

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Ficus religiosa

Description

Tree up to 25(-35) m tall, hemi-epiphytic (or terrestrial as planted tree), deciduous or evergreen. internal hairs absent. Leaves spirally arranged; stipules 0.5-1 cm long, ciliolate or glabrous, caducous. Ovary red-brown.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: From Pakistan to S China: present N Thailand to Vietnam: present
From Pakistan to S China, N Thailand to Vietnam; in Malesia cultivated.

Citation

Gasp. - in Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. 1845: 343
Burm.f., Fl. Ind. 1768: 225
Backer & Bakh.f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 33
Worth., Ceylon Trees. 1959: f. 414
Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1965: 6
King - in Sp. Ficus. 1887: t. 67A
Schierbeek - in Natura. 1933: 258
Lam. - in Encycl. 1788: 493
Miq. - in Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. 1867: 287
Roxb., Fl. Ind., ed. Carey 3. 1832: 547
Renner - in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 1907: 383
Corner, Wayside Trees. 1940: t. 204, 206
Simon - in Jahrb. Syst. Wiss. Bot. 1914: 97
Alston, Kandy Fl. 1938: f. 179
L. - in Natura. 1935: 3
Gagnep. - in Fl. Indo-Chine. 1928: 767
King - in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 5. 1888: 513
Blume, Bijdr. 1825: 436
M.F. Barrett - in Am. Midl. Nat. 1951: 170
Wight - in Ic. 1853: t. 1967
Watt - in Dict. Econ. Prod. India. 1890: 357
Gasp. - in Rendiconti Reale Accad. Sci. Fis. 1845: t. 7, f. 1-5
Gasp. - in Fl. Ind. Bat. 1859: t. 23
Koord. - in Atlas. 1916: t. 743
Koord. & Valeton - in Bijdr. Boomsoort. Java. 1906: 132
Miq. - in London J. Bot. 1847: 563
Burkill, Dict. Econ. Prod. Malay Penins. 1935: 1013
Ridl. - in Fl. Malay Penins. 1924: 337
L. - in Rev. Handbook Fl. Ceyl. 1977: 127