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  Ficus heterophylla
 
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  Family: MORACEAE
  Citation:  Ficus heterophylla L.f., Suppl. Pl. 442. 1781; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 518. 1888; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1366(955). 1928; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 356. 1985; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 351. 1995; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 666. 1997; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 464. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 663. 2009. Ficus acutiloba Miq. in Hook.'s London J. Bot. 7: 227. 1848.
  Malayalam Name(s): Vallitherakam
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Large shrubs; latex milky. Leaves alternate, elliptic-oblong, young ones pinnately 5-7 lobed, 5-7 by 2-3 cm, base rounded, margin serrate, apex acuminate, 3-nerved from base, lateral nerves 5-7 pairs, scabrid, thin-coriaceous. Figs solitary, axillary, dioecious, broadly ellipsoid, ca 1 cm across; basal bracts ovate, closed by 4-6 apical bracts; tepals 3, linear-lanceate. Male flowers 2-3 seriate, pedicellate; stamen 1. Female sessile; ovary ovoid. Achenes slightly keeled or appendaged.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): Alappuzha, Idukki, Kasaragode, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kollam, Kottayam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Along riverbanks
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia and China
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s):
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
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  Localities: Naduvathumoozhy, Panathur, Taliparamba, Edathwa, Pooyamkutty, Arikode, Thenmalai
   
 
   
 
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