African Plant Database

Ficus dicranostyla Mildbr.
Information on the genus : Ficus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ficus dicranostyla Mildbr. var. dicranostyla
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ficus lynesii Lebrun
=Ficus dicranostyla var. nitida Hutch.
=*Ficus dicranostyla var. latifolia A. Chev. (1920)
Taxon infra-specific
Ficus dicranostyla Mildbr. var. dicranostyla
Ficus dicranostyla var. aubrevillei DeWolf (1969)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : ? Evergreen or deciduous (shrub or) tree 5-6-20-35 m tall and 25 m wide, commonly free-standing, sometimes a strangler; bole cylindrical to 15-25 m high, to 1 m Ø, with or without plank roots; crown narrow, rather open; […]
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Ecology : Wooded grassland; often in rocky places; savanna; forest, gallery; lateritic pans; termite mounds; rain-forest patches; miombo woodland; sometimes not common, sporadic; semi-deciduous forests; also planted.
  0-1300 m alt. Juvenile specimens with irregularly lobed leaves can be confused with F. asperifolia. The taxon may be only a subspecies of the latter (fide Berg & Hijman in Fl. trop. E. Afr., Moraceae: 60, 1989)
  Disjunction N Zaire – S Zaire/Zambia.
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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