EPPO Global Database

Ficus benjamina(FIUBE)

Overview
Last modification: 2001-10-21

Basic information
  • EPPO code: FIUBE
  • Preferred name: Ficus benjamina
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Indian subcontinent, China (southern), southeast Asia, Australia, Pacific. Cultivated as an ornamental,  most frequently as a houseplant, with many cultivars. Introduced in USA (Florida), Caribbean


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ficus nitida Thunberg

Common names
Name Language
birkefigen Danish
Benjamini German
Birkenfeige German
Benjamin's fig English
Benjamin tree English (US)
ficus tree English
Java fig English
small-leaved rubber plant English
tropical laurel English
weeping fig English
benjamin Spanish
ficus benjamina Spanish
higuera llorona Spanish
jagüey Spanish
laurel de la India Spanish
matapalo Spanish
figuier benjamina French
figuier pleureur French
ficus beniamino Italian
ベンジャミン Japanese
ベンジャミンゴムノキ Japanese
benjamin Japanese
benjamin-gomu-no-ki Japanese
baniaanboom Dutch
treurvijg Dutch
waringin Dutch
figowiec benjamina Polish
fico-chorão Portuguese
figueira-benjamim Portuguese
фикус бенджамина Russian
benjaminfikus Swedish
chuí yè róng Chinese
垂叶榕 Chinese