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Taxon: Ficus auriculata Lour.

 
Genus: Ficus
Section: Sycomorus
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Ficeae
Nomen number: 16777
Place of publication: Fl. cochinch. 2:666. 1790
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Jan-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Jan-2009
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 10 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Roxburgh fig  (Source: Ficus Exot Sp) - English
  • Roxburgh-Feige  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • tirmal  (Source: Mansf Ency) - India (Hindi)
  • tunla  (Source: Mansf Ency) - India (Hindi)
  • figueira-da-India  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • da guo rong  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • ping guo rong  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit
  • Invertebrate food: lac insects (in India)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong (s.), Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Sichuan (s.w.), Xizang (s.e.), Yunnan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.), Nepal, Pakistan
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Malaysia (Malaya)


References:

  1. Condit, I. J. 1969. Ficus: the exotic species. (Ficus Exot Sp) 225.
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  6. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  7. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  8. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Ficus auriculata Lour. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=16777. Accessed 12 November 2018.