Ficus benjamina L.

Family : Moraceae

Local name : Sil bor

Ornamental tree with aerial roots from lower branches; leaves coriaceous; shortly or bluntly acuminate at the apex, polished and shining; receptacles sessile in pairs, axillary or from the scars of follen leaves, depressed, globose, smooth.

Distribution : Sporadic thoroughout the state.

Uses :  Latex used in eye diseases; leaves used in wounds.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam