Ficus virens (PROSEA)

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Plant Resources of South-East Asia
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Ficus virens Aiton


Ficus carolinensis Warb., Ficus glabella Blume, Ficus infectoria Roxb.

Vernacular names

  • Grey fig, white fig (En)
  • Indonesia: ampulu (Madura), bulu bras, wunut banyu (Javanese)
  • Malaysia: ara nasi (Peninsular). Burma (Myanmar): nyaung-pan
  • Thailand: phak hee, phak hueak (northern), phak lueat (central).


From Sri Lanka, India and Burma (Myanmar) to Indo-China, southern China, the Andaman Islands, Thailand, throughout the Malesian region towards the Solomon Islands and northern Australia.