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Taxon: Ficus microcarpa L. f.

Genus: Ficus section: Conosycea
Family: Moraceae tribe: Ficeae.
Nomen number: 16897
Place of publication: Suppl. pl. 442. 1782 ("1781")
Name verified on: 09-Jan-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 16-Jan-2009
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • Chinese banyan   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • curtain fig   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Hill's weeping fig   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • Indian laurel fig   (Source: AH 505 ) – English
  • Indian-laurel   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • laurel fig   (Source: F LAnt ) – English
  • Malay banyan   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • small-fruit fig   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • rong shu   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • Vorhang-Feige   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • gajumaru   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • figueira-lacerdinha   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • laurel-da-Índia   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • citronfikus   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [s.]
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    North Indian Ocean: Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Christmas Island; Indonesia - Celebes, Irian Jaya, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, Sumatra; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Queensland
  • PACIFIC
    Northwestern Pacific: Micronesia [Truk]; Palau
    Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia; Solomon Islands

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [s.e.]
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies
    Mesoamerica: Central America
    South America

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. 255–267 In: Luken, J. O. & J. W. Thieret, eds., Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255–267.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975–1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus. Regnum Veg. 119:186–187.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. 12(1):284 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 12(1):284.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Stanley, T. D. & E. M. Ross. 1983–1989. Flora of south-eastern Queensland.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agric. Handb. no. 505.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Whitmore, T. C. et al., eds. 1989. Tree flora of Indonesia, Check list for Kalimantan.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Ficus microcarpa L. f.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?16897 (24 April 2014)

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