Usine de caoutchouc

Variegated Pink and Green Rubber Plant 'Ruby' Ficus Elastica with new leaf emerging against dark background

Ficus elastica

Synonymes :
Figue en caoutchouc
Ficus_elastica (Wikipedia)

Rubber fig
Ficus elastica leaves 02.JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Rosids
Order:Rosales
Family:Moraceae
Genus:Ficus
Subgenus:F. subg. Urostigma
Species:
F. elastica
Binomial name
Ficus elastica
Roxb. ex Hornem. 1819 not Roxb. 1832 nor Roxb. 1814 (the last one not validly published)
Synonyms
  • Ficus clusiifolia Summerh. 1929 not Schott 1827
  • Ficus cordata Kunth & C.D.Bouché 1846 not Thunb. 1786
  • Ficus elastica var. belgica L.H.Bailey & E.Z.Bailey
  • Ficus elastica var. benghalensis Blume
  • Ficus elastica var. decora Guillaumin
  • Ficus elastica var. karet (Miq.) Miq.
  • Ficus elastica var. minor Miq.
  • Ficus elastica var. odorata (Miq.) Miq.
  • Ficus elastica var. rubra L.H.Bailey & E.Z.Bailey
  • Ficus karet (Miq.) King
  • Ficus skytinodermis Summerh.
  • Ficus taeda Kunth & C.D.Bouché
  • Macrophthalma elastica (Roxb. ex Hornem.) Gasp.
  • Visiania elastica (Roxb. ex Hornem.) Gasp.

Ficus elastica, the rubber fig, rubber bush, rubber tree, rubber plant, or Indian rubber bush, Indian rubber tree, is a species of flowering plant in the family Moraceae, native to eastern parts of South Asia and southeast Asia. It has become naturalized in Sri Lanka, the West Indies, and the US State of Florida.

Rubber Plant (Wiktionary)

English

Noun

rubber plant (plural rubber plants)

  1. Ficus elastica, a tropical tree used as a houseplant native to Asia.
  2. A tree which can produce latex, a rubber tree, including Hevea brasiliensis.

Translations

See also

  • rubber plant on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Ficus elastica on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Ficus elastica on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Hevea brasiliensis on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Hevea brasiliensis on Wikispecies.Wikispecies

References

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