African Plant Database

Ficus cyathistipula Warb.
Information on the genus : Ficus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ficus cyathistipula Warb. subsp. cyathistipula
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ficus callescens Hiern
=Ficus nyanzensis Hutch.
=Ficus rederi Hutch.
=Ficus rhynchocarpa Warb. ex Mildbr. & Burret
Taxon infra-specific
Ficus cyathistipula Warb. subsp. cyathistipula
Ficus cyathistipula subsp. pringsheimiana (J. Braun & K. Schum.) C. C. Berg
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree, terrestrial or lithophytic, evergreen, to 8-15 m tall, much branching, branches spreading, or a large strangler often with numerous aerial roots,crown rounded; leaves spirally arranged;leaves shiny, lamina oblanceolate to obovate, 6-20 x 3-7 cm[…]
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Ecology : Rain-forest with Chrysophyllum albidum,Cola gigantea Erythrophleum suaveolens,Alstonia boonei,Parinari excelsa,Milicia excelsa lakesides;riverine forest edges;ground-water forest(mushitu);sometimes on rocks; by springs in very dense thickets.
  70-1800 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 175308
Record n°175308
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