India-rubber tree

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India-rubber tree:

see figfig,
name for members of the genus Ficus of the family Moraceae (mulberry family). This large genus contains some 800 species of widely varied tropical vines (some of which are epiphytic); shrubs; and trees, including the banyan, the peepul, or bo tree, and the
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The free radical scavenging action of methanol extracts of plant are in the order as Ficus infectoria > Ficus elastica > Ficus lyrata > Artocarpus lakoocha > Ficus virens > Ficus retusa > Ficus macropyalla (Fig I).
The most commonly tree species used by our model was Cypress Cupressus sp and Rubber trees Ficus elastica.
Others species such as Ficus benghalensis L., Ficus elastica Roxb., Ficus krishnae C.
El genero Ficus incluye un gran numero de plantas ornamentales y arboles de jardin, como Ficus elastica Roxb., Ficus religiosa Linn.
These include plants that would not be expected to cause symptoms if small amounts are eaten, such as the Jade tree (Crassula ovata, also known as Crassula argentea), African violet (Saintpaulia ionantha) and spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum); the figs (such as the weeping fig, Ficus benjamina, and the Indian rubber plant (Ficus elastica) which can cause a variety of contact reactions including allergic and irritant dermatitis, and if eaten might result in vomiting, irritation of the mouth or throat, and coughing; and the umbrella tree (Schefflera actinophylla, also known as Brassaia actinophylla) which can cause allergic reactions from skin contact and has sometimes resulted in a burning sensation in the mouth and gastrointestinal upset when eaten.
A full grown Ficus elastica will not suit a small room and a solitary fern will not add anything to a spacious living room.
The Khasis have developed a means of crossing the fast-flowing streams that separate their villages by taking advantage of the growth habits of the native rubber tree (Ficus elastica), which is indigenous to the region and usually grows among rocks next to water.