Taxon: Ficus religiosa L.

 
Genus: Ficus
Section: Urostigma
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Ficeae
Nomen number: 16962
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1059. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; F ChinaEng)
  • Invertebrate food: lac insects (in India fide Mansf Ency)
  • Invertebrate food: silkworms (in India fide Mansf Ency)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):286. 1999; Herbs Commerce ed2; Biodiv Conserv 13:459. 2004)
  • Social: religious/secular (sacred to Hindus & Buddhists fide Pl Book)

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  5. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  8. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Kala, C. P. et al. 2004. Prioritization of medicinal plants on the basis of available knowledge, existing practices and use value status in Uttaranchal, India Biodivers. & Conservation 13:459.
  11. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  13. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  14. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  15. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):286.
  16. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  18. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson 1976. Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan) 82.
  19. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  20. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  21. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  22. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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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=16962. Accessed 26 April 2018.