Ficus benghalensis L.

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Ficus benghalensis

Photo: Mark Hyde
Near Herbarium, National Botanic Gardens

Ficus benghalensis

Photo: Mark Hyde
Near Herbarium, National Botanic Gardens

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Common names: Banyan (English) Banyan fig (English) Indian banyan (English)
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Growth form(s): Tree.
Insects associated with this species: Glyphodes stolalis (Larval food plant)
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Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2003). Figs of Southern and South-Central Africa Umdaus Press, South Africa Pages 252 - 255. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ficus benghalensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ficus benghalensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ficus benghalensis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ficus benghalensis
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iNaturalist: Ficus benghalensis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ficus benghalensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Ficus benghalensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ficus benghalensis
Plants of the World Online: Ficus benghalensis
Tropicos: Ficus benghalensis
Wikipedia: Ficus benghalensis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Ficus benghalensis., retrieved 20 May 2024

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