African Plant Database

Ficus ottoniifolia (Miq.) Miq.
Information on the genus : Ficus
Basionym : Urostigma ottoniifolium Miq.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ficus ottoniifolia (Miq.) Miq. subsp. ottoniifolia
 Urostigma ottoniifolium Miq.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ficus buettneri var. globicarpa Warb. ex Mildbr. & Burret
=Ficus buettneri Warb.
=Ficus dewevrei Warb. (1901)
=Ficus dewevreoides De Wild.
=Ficus ealaensis De Wild.
=Ficus fasciculiflora Hutch.
=Ficus gilletii Warb.
=Ficus maculosa Hutch.
=Ficus polybractea Warb. non Warb ex de Wild. & T.Durand
=Ficus pynaertii De Wild.
=Ficus umangiensis var. laurentii De Wild.
=Ficus umangiensis De Wild.
=Ficus viridimaculata De Wild.
Taxon infra-specific
Ficus ottoniifolia subsp. macrosyce C. C. Berg
Ficus ottoniifolia subsp. multinervia C. C. Berg
Ficus ottoniifolia (Miq.) Miq. subsp. ottoniifolia
Ficus ottoniifolia subsp. lucanda (Ficalho) C. C. Berg
Ficus ottoniifolia subsp. ulugurensis (Mildbr. & Burret) C. C. Berg
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen (always?) tree or liane or shrub, slender, the long stems putting out adventitious roots as they climb and make contact with a host tree; 9->15 m tall;[…]Hemi-epiphytic, partially strangling or terrestrial.
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Ecology : Edges of and in rain-forests; waterside; swamp forest (mushitu); secondary forests; different types of ± open forests; coastal bushland, seaside on coral, or on limestone outcrops inland (Kenya); rocky gorges; on rocks in rapids;[…]
  0-1650 m alt. Comprises 5 subspp. (new synonym, see above).
  Bioko/Fernando Poo (subsp. ottoniifolia); N Namibia?
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carte afrique num 175306
Record n°175306 modified 2007-04-03
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