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Ficus benjamina L., Mant. Pl. 1: 129. 1767.
Urostigma benjaminum (L.) Miq. in Hook., London J. Bot. 6: 583. 1847.
Urostigma nudum Miq. in Hook., London J. Bot. 6: 584. 1847.
Urostigma benjaminum Miq. var. nudum  (Miq.) Miq., Pl. Jungh. 1: 50. 1851.
Ficus nuda (Miq.) Miq., Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 3: 288. 1867.
var. benjamina
Throughout India. Widely cultivated.

var. comosa (Roxb.) Kurz, For. Fl. Brit. Burma 2: 446. 1877.
Ficus comosa  Roxb., Pl. Coromandel. 2: 14, t. 125. 1799.
Ficus benjamina  L. subsp. comosa  (Roxb.) Panigrahi & Murti, Fl. Bilaspur Distr. 2: 566. 1999.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Sikkim, South India, Uttar Pradesh. Also cultivated in gardens.

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