African Plant Database

Ficus natalensis Hochst.
Information on the genus : Ficus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ficus natalensis Hochst. subsp. natalensis
 Urostigma natalense (Hochst.) Miq.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ficus chrysocerasus Welw. ex Warb. (1894)
=Ficus subacuminata (De Wild.) J.-P. Lebrun
=Ficus variabilis f. subacuminata De Wild.
=Ficus natalensis var. latifolia Warb.
=Ficus natalensis var. pedunculata Sim
=Ficus durbanii Warb.
=Ficus mammosa Lebrun
=Ficus scutata Lebrun nov. pour F. variabilis forma obtusifolia
=Ficus variabilis f. obtusifolia De Wild.
=Ficus volkensii Warb.
Taxon infra-specific
Ficus natalensis Hochst. subsp. natalensis
Ficus natalensis subsp. leprieurii (Miq.) C. C. Berg
Ficus natalensis subsp. graniticola J. E. Burrows
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 10-30 m tall and 30 m wide, evergreen or deciduous, with few to abundant aerial roots, rarely taking root to form pillar roots; crown ± sarmentous, spreading; […]. Hemi- epiphytic or rock splitter, eventually free-standing.
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Ecology : Rocks with Afrotrilepis jaegeri;niayes;edges of forest with Erythrophleum guineense,Uvaria chamae;riverine and coastal forests;swamp forest;Brachystegia-Uapaca and miombo woodland;grassland often in rocky places;groundwater forest,[…]
  0-2200 m alt.
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Record n°175302 modified 2007-04-03
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