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 Plant nameplakṣa
 Latin nameFicus microcarpa L. f. - please click to view full record
 Latin name (synonyms)Ficus retusa L.
 Sanskrit nameplakṣa
 Prakrit namepalakkha, pilakkhu, pilaṃkhu, piliṃkhu, pilukkha, piluṃka
 Hindi namekāmarūp
 Bengali nameplakṣa, pākuṛ
 Tamil namekallicci, icci
 Malayalam nameitti, itiiyāl
 English nameChinese banyan
 Search occurrenceplakṣa, in the Pandanus database of Sanskrit e-texts
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Monier-Williams: A Sanskrit-English Dictionary (p. 714)
plakṣa, m. the waved-leaf fig tree, Ficus infectoria (a large and beautiful tree with small white fruit) AV. &c. &c.; the holy fig tree, Ficus religiosa, L.; Thespesia populneoides, L.; a side door or the space at the space of a door, L.; = dvīpa Pur.; N. of a man TBr.; (with prāsravaṇa) = -prasravaṇa TāṇḍBr. ŚrS.; (ā) f. N. of the river Sarasvatī MBh. Hariv.

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