African Plant Database

Ficus bubu Warb.
Information on the genus : Ficus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ficus kyimbilensis Mildbr.
=Ficus pachypleura Warb.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Semi-deciduous tree, or shrub, 10-30 cm tall and to 30 m wide; often with a clear stem to several m in height, large specimens slightly buttressed; bark pale green or white, smooth; leaves in spirals with petiole 3,5-16 cm long, 2,5 mm thick[…]
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Ecology : Hemi-epiphytic,usually starting life as an epiphyte the roots later strangling the host tree,becoming terrestrial,free-standing;also lithophyte.Forest;riverine and lakesides,other groundwater forests;[…]
  0-1300 m alt. Resembling F. glumosa but with fruits on stems and leaves glabrous. Taxonomic status uncertain.
  S. Africa, Swaziland. – Planted as an avenue Tree in Togo. NW Namibia (Van Jaarsveld & Voigt, Veld & Flora 89: 154, 2003; Aloe 45:58, 2008);
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree- Ht 4 - 20 m. Alt: 0 - 300 m. Distribution: KN, SWZ
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see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°24110
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