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Bhatt Sweta

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Sep 21, 2011, 5:35:02 AM9/21/11
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Is this Ficus hispida?!!
Taken from quite a distance...


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Shweta
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Giby Kuriakose

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Sep 21, 2011, 5:50:01 AM9/21/11
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Looks like Ficus hispida

Try break the tender stem and see whether the center is hollow or not? If hollow most probably this is Ficus hispida.


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Giby


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Bhatt Sweta

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Sep 21, 2011, 5:54:30 AM9/21/11
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Ok...
Thanks Gibyji for the field clue...

Regards,
Shweta

Neil Soares

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Sep 21, 2011, 9:12:28 AM9/21/11
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Hi,
 Affirmative. This is Ficus hispida - the only Ficus with opposite leaves.
                     With regards,
                       Neil Soares.

--- On Wed, 9/21/11, Bhatt Sweta <bhatt...@gmail.com> wrote:

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Sep 23, 2011, 3:05:20 AM9/23/11
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yes Ficus hispida... ya the only Ficus with opposite leaf "in Maharashtra".. there are more species of Ficus with opposite leaf but are exotics or outside Maharashtra.

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