EPPO Global Database

Ficus benghalensis(FIUBG)

Last modification: 2002-04-09

Basic information
  • EPPO code: FIUBG
  • Preferred name: Ficus benghalensis
  • Authority: Linnaeus


India, Pakistan. Cultivated as an ornamental, and sacred, tree, whose branches spread horizontally supported by aerial roots, so that single trees can occupy a great area

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ficus indica Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
indischer Banyanbaum German
Würgfeigenbaum German
banyan English
horn fig English
figuier banyan French
figuier d'Inde French
ベンガルボダイジュ Japanese
bengarubodaiju Japanese