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Ficus religiosa L.

Synonyms

Ficus caudata, Ficus peepul, Ficus rhynchophylla, Ficus superstitiosa, Urostigma affine, Urostigma religiosa

Common names

Lisan-el-asforr, Sacred fig, Bo-Tree

Extract from Wikipedia article

Ficus religiosa or sacred fig is a species of fig native to Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, south-west China and Indochina. It belongs to the Moraceae, the fig or mulberry family. It is also known as the Bo-Tree (from the Sanskrit Bodhi: "wisdom", "enlightened", and as a Sinhalization of this the Sinhala Bo) or Peepal or Pippal (in India and Nepal).

LinkSacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) tree with brown bark near Abdullah Bin Thani Street, Musheirib area. Doha, Qatar, March 1, 2013
Location on mapsAbdullah Bin Thani Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkSacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) with brown bark at Sikkat Abu Thila, Musheirib area. Doha, Qatar, April 27, 2013
Location on mapsAbdullah Bin Thani Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkIron door with sacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) on Abdul Aziz Bin Ahmed Street, Musheirib area. Doha, Qatar, May 11, 2013
Location on mapsAl Maymoun Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkLarge sacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) in an alley parallel to Abdullah Bin Thani Street, Musheirib area. Doha, Qatar, May 24, 2013
Location on mapsAbdullah Bin Thani Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkApartment gate with a green tree sacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) at Ibn Al Haitham Street, Fereej Abdel Aziz area. Doha, Qatar, May 24, 2013
Location on mapsIbn Al Haitham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkIron gate with a large sacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) at Ibn Abdul Salam Street, Al Doha Al Jadeeda area. Doha, Qatar, June 1, 2013
Location on mapsIbn Abdul Salam, Doha, Qatar
LinkSacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) at Sikkat Al Jawhar, Najma area. Doha, Qatar, June 7, 2013
Location on mapsAl Qaraweyeen Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkBrown bark of Sacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) near Abdullah Bin Thani Street in Musheirib area. Doha, Qatar, March 14, 2014
Location on mapsUmm Wishad Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkSacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) on Zurara Bin Amir Street in Al Doha Al Jadeeda area. Doha, Qatar, March 21, 2014
Location on mapsZiyad Bin Eyad, Doha, Qatar
LinkBrown bark of Sacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) in a lane behind Abdullah Bin Thani Street in Musheirib area. Doha, Qatar, March 28, 2014
Location on mapsAbdullah Bin Thani Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkShoots of Sacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) on Umm Wishad Street in Musheirib area. Doha, Qatar, March 28, 2014
Location on mapsUmm Wishad Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkSacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) on Al Istiqlal Street Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 30, 2015
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkLeaves of sacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) on Al Istiqlal Street Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 30, 2015
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkLeaf venation of sacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 3, 2015
Location on mapsAl Intisar Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkSeedling of sacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) growing from stone fence in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, June 3, 2015
Location on mapsAl Sham St, Doha, Qatar
LinkSacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) on Al Intisar Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, January 18, 2016
Location on mapsAl Intisar St, Doha, Qatar
LinkSacred fig (Bo-Tree, Ficus religiosa) near a stone fence on Al Intisar Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, February 3, 2016
Location on mapsAl Intisar St, Doha, Qatar
LinkLeaves of sacred fig (Ficus religiosa) on Al Intisar Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, February 3, 2016
Location on mapsAl Intisar St, Doha, Qatar

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