Ficus geniculata Kurz, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 42(2): 105 1873. (syn: Ficus geniculata var. abnormalis Kurz);
India (Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradaesh, Assam, Bihar, Jharkand, Meghalaya, Orissa, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, W. Bengal), Bangladesh, China, Indochina, 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;

A large tree. Bark brownish grey, stipulately pubescent, reticulately fissured vertically, inside light brown, very finely fibrous, branchlets lenticellate. Leaves clustered, alternate, glabrous, ovate oblong to oval, 3.5-8 in by 1.8-4 in, margin slightly recurved, apex acuminate, rigidly coriaceous, lateral veins 6-12 on either half of the mid vein, prominent beneath, very closely elegantly and prominently reticulate between the main lateral veins, petiole 1.5 to 4 in long, stipules pubescent. Figs axillary on leafless older branchlets, solitary, paired or in pendulous clusters, yellow when mature, depressed globose, tuberculate, sessile or subsessile. Male, gall and female flowers within same fig. Male flowers few, near apical pore, calyx lobes 3, stamens 1 occasionally 2, filament short. Gall and female flowers gamophyllous, calyx lobes 3 or 4, style elongate, stigma deeply lobed. Achenes obovoid. Syconus fruit.

Evergreen forests.
Asia: Cambodia, China, India: Assam, Bihar, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam.
(Attributions- Ganeshaiah, K. N., UAS, Bangalore, India & Kailash, B. R., UAS & ATREE, Bangalore, India)
                

 

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SK331JAN19-2017:I : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Location: Nuwakot , Nepal
Altitude:  3200 ft.
Date: 25 April 2015
Ficus … ???

Any other image?


Sorry, only these!


Most probably Ficus geniculata Kurz


The photographs are identified as Ficus geniculata Kurz


 

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SK610 02 JUL-2017:ID : 7 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (12)
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Date: Raw fruit -30 April  2017 / Ripe fruit – 7 June 2017

Altitude: 4500 ft.

Ficus …???

Thanks, … Appears so.


Visual difference is larger and smaller tree as well as difference of time for ripening of fruiting for almost more than one month for the bigger tree !


This is Ficus geniculata Kurz


Thank you … efi thread


 

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SK609 02 JUL-2017:ID : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (11)
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Date: 30 April  2017

Altitude: 4500 ft.

Ficus …???

Chances are higher for Ficus lacor Buch.-Ham., but not sure. Need some time to study the plant morphology.


Sending some links. Could you please check ? 

Any further information ? 

The photographs looks like near to Ficus virens or belongs to subgenus Urostigma

Thank you Sir, How do I verify ?

To me appears close to images at Ficus geniculata Kurz (as identified here by …).
Pl. confirm.


There is a vast difference in the elevation.
Only Flora of Pakistan says F. lacor and F. virens are synonyms.


Photographs are near to Ficus virens complex or Ficus geniculata. Need to be verified physically.


 

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Fwd: SEDUCE : KOEL : 1 post by 1 author.
I was a witness to a act of seduction of a female Koel by a male by bribing her with fruits of Ficus gemiculata. The same phenomenon was observed earlier on other fruit trees.

Attaching two collages of the action.

 

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Fwd: FICUS GENICULATA : 3 posts by 1 author. Attachments (1)

Attaching a collage of Ficus geniculata. There are few trees of this species here. Fruits are relished by birds.

The photographs are confirmed as Ficus geniculata Kurz

 

 

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Fwd: SYMBIOSIS : 1089 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
In the attached collage Asiatic Pied Starling is feeding on the fruits of Ficus geniculata

 

 

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Fwd: SYMBIOSIS 1090 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Attaching a collage of Red vented Bulbul feeding on fruits of Ficus geniculata.

 

 

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Fwd: SYMBIOSIS : 1095 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Attaching a collage of Jungle Myna feeding on the fruits of Ficus geniculata.

 

 

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Fwd: SYMBIOSIS : 1096 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Attaching a collage of Red whiskered Bulbul feeding on fruits of Ficus geniculata.

 

 

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Fwd: SYMBIOSIS 1098 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Attaching a collage of Black hooded oriole feeding on fruits of Ficus geniculata.

 

 

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Fwd: SYMBIOSIS : 1099 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Attaching a collage of B T Barbet feeding on the fruits of Ficus geniculata.

 

 

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SK1119 01 May -2018 : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (9)

Location: Chobhar, Nepal
Date: 26 April 2018
Altitude: 4500 ft.
Habit : Wild 
Confusing!

Photographs are near to Ficus geniculata. Need to be verified physically. 


Thank you … Any problem with elevation fact ?


 

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Fwd: SYMBIOSIS : 1100 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Attaching a collage of crimson breasted Barbet feeding on the fruits of Ficus geniculata.

 

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Fwd: SYMBIOSIS : 1105 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Attaching a collage of female Koel feeding on fruits of Ficus geniculata.

 

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