India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Punjab, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, W. Bengal), Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Indochina, Japan, Korea, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Taiwan 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;


One more interesting tree from Baijnath, Uttatakhand for ID, photographed on April 16, 2012.

Perhaps Ficus subincisa as per Indian Flora message and post by

Second report on our Forum.

Seems to be Ficus subincisia

Please have re-look at my plant keeping in mind slender branches. … has suggested it as F. sarmentosa and he may be right. Please compare with upload by … with thicker branches and broader leaves. That may be F. subincisa as suggested by … efi thread.

Ficus sarmentosa Buch. ex J.E. Smith (accepted name) : 7 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)

Sharing some pictures of Ficus sarmentosa Buch. ex J.E. Smith (accepted name) shot at Chautara Nepal on 30 March 2013.

Nepali Names : बेरुलो Berulo / वन तिमिला Van Timilaa / भिर खन्यु Bhir Khanyu / पाखुरी Paakhuree


Location: Nagarkot, Nepal

Date : 31 March 2017

Altitude : 4800 ft.
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Same plant Nagarkot on 20 June 2017.

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SK771 05 OCT-2017:ID: 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
Location :  Way to Pokhara, Nepal 

Date : 14 August 2017
Altitude : 2200 ft.

Ficus … ???

Looking like Ficus but doubtful. May be Moraceae member.

Did not match with any other Moraceae listed in Nepal

May be some Ficus.

Tip of the leaf indicate towards Ficus sarmentosa Buch. ex J.E. Smith !

But figs are different as per Ficus sarmentosa

Maybe figs are also OK as they elongate as per images at Ficus sarmentosa Buch. ex J.E. Smith (accepted name)


Location: Godawari, Lalitpur
Date: 11 March 2021
Altitude: 2100m.

Habitat : Wild

Any chance for Ficus hederacea ?

I did not find distribution for this sp. above 1500m. and I guess leaf pattern looks different.

Acumen of leaves too long for Ficus hederacea, therefore this should be Ficus sarmentosa.

But F. sarmentosa is a shrub whereas this is a climber !

Ficus sarmentosa is a shrub or a woody vine (woody creeper or toot climber).

Thank you … We take it as Ficus sarmentosa Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.





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