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

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