India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Punjab, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, ascending up to 2,000 m), Bhutan, China, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand 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;

An erect shrub or small tree 3 to 5 m tall with scabrid young shoots and grayish brown bark. Leaves opposite, oblong to elliptic-lanceolate, 3.5-3.8 by 6.1-6.5 in. broad, lamina membranous, 3-costate at the cuneate-acute base, margins entire, apex abruptly acuminate or caudate, glabrous, scabrous on both sides, upper half coarsely toothed, lower half entire, rather thinly coriaceous, glabrous but harsh, lateral nerves 4-8 on either half, base obscurely 5 nerved, acute or cuneate, petiole 2-3 in. long. stipules caducous, lanceolate, 0.3 in. long. Hypanthodia shortly pedunculate, rarely paired, dimorphic, globose, subtended by 3 basal bracts, apical orifice covered by bracts. Figs axillary, solitary, on leafy branchlets. Male and gall flowers in the same receptacle, pedicellate, ostiolar and scattered among gall flowers, sepals bracts red, 5-6 partite, stamen solitary in ostiolar flowers, free and 2(-3) in dispersed ones, anthers broadly ovoid. Female flowers pedicellate, sepals dark red, 5-toothed, ovary with a sub terminal elongate, slender style, stigma often bifid. Achene ovoid. Yellow syconus fruit.

Seeds are passed through the alimentary canals of birds and other animals that feed on the fruits.
Wasps play an important role in pollination and reproduction of this species.
Susceptible to insect pests.
High altitude forests up to 5000 ft.
Global Distribution: Asia: Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam.
Local Distribution: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Jammu & Kashmir, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh.
(Attributions- Ganeshaiah, K. N., UAS, Bangalore, India & Kailash, B. R., UAS & ATREE, Bangalore, India from India Biodiversity Portal)

Fw: Ficus : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (7)
This is a Ficus from Rajnagar, Kumarghat, Tripura (10-12 ft tree)
Kindly identify

Pl. check comparative images at /species/m—z/m/moraceae/ficus

This should be Ficus subincisa
Receptacle pedunculate, small seems to be =1.0cm, yellow, leaf margins coarsely toothed above the middle.

… ID seems to be correct.

Thank you very much. I agree with you


MS,Jan.,2022/04 Ficus sp. for id.: 3 high res. images.
Location : Hlimen, Mizoram

Altitude : ca.1,000 m
Date : 05-05-2017
Habit : Small tree or shrub
Habitat : Wild

Check with Ficus perusa

I think you meant Ficus pertusa.
It does not have distribution in our area as per POWO.

Do you have better and other images?
If so, pl. post.
Also check with images at Ficus heteropleura Blume

2 high res. images.

I think looks different from images at Ficus subincisa

As per Flora of Mizoram this is Ficus subincisa Buch.-Ham. ex J. E. Sm.
Leaf margins coarsely toothed above middle, receptacles minutely rough when young and glabrous at maturity.
*(Previously collected by … from Selling).

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