Ficus lacor Buch.-Ham., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 15: 150 1827. (Syn: Ficus avium Gagnep.; Ficus infectoria Roxb. [Illegitimate]);
India (Kumaun Eastwards to Southern Hills), Bhutan, Indochina, Myanmar, Nepal as per Synopsis of the Genus Ficus L. (Moraceae) in India Lal Babu Chaudhary*, Jana Venkata Sudhakar, Anoop Kumar, Omesh Bajpai, Rinkey Tiwari and G. V. S. Murthy- Taiwania, 57(2): 193-216, 2012;
Information on a particular tree: I have recently done my vastushastra course. My Guru requires more information on a particular tree. She has told me the name as ‘Plakash‘. Kindly send me its botanical name and picture if possible.
There are three trees which are known as Plaksha in Sanskrit
1. Ficus arnottiana Miq. http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Indian%20Rock%20Fig.html
2. Ficus lacor Buch.-Ham (syn: F. infectoria Roxb.) http://www.indiamart.com/gchem-herbal-extracts/products.html http://www.greenchem.biz/products.html
3. Ficus talbotii King http://www.cefe.cnrs.fr/coev/photos/Flore%20Inde/talboti1.jpg