Pakad

Botanical Name: Ficus rumphii
English Name: Ficus virens
Local Name: Pakad

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Unique identification feature
  •   Ficus rumphii is a deciduous tree that can grow to a height of 20 metres. The Plant is found in Southern China,India,Bhutan,Nepal,Myanmar,Malaysia,Thailand,Indonesia and Vietnam. " Keystone Species."
Unique identification feature
  •    Leaffall - November to DecemberFlowering  - January to April  Fruiting  - April to May
Planting and Care
  •   The latex and fruits are emetic and anthelmintic, and used to treat itch. The latex is given internally for the relief of asthma. The bark yields a rough cordage.The soft wood is used as a fuel and for the production of charcoal.

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