African Plant Database

Ficus bussei Warb. ex Mildbr. & Burret
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 46: 213 (1911) [1912] 
Information on the genus : Ficus
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ficus recurvata De Wild.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ficus changuensis var. somalensis Pamp.
=Ficus somalensis (Pamp.) Chiov.
=Ficus changuensis Warb. ex Mildbr. & Burret
=Ficus fasciculata Warb. non Benth. (nom.illegit.)
=Ficus magenjensis Sim
=Ficus zambesiaca Hutch.
=Ficus recurvata De Wild.
=Ficus fasciculata Warb.
=Ficus goliath A. Chev.
=Ficus golungensis Hutch.
=Ficus bussei var. longepetiolata Mildbr.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 20-25 m, evergreen or briefly deciduous, with spreading dense crown, with a spread of up to 42 m; hemi-epiphytic becoming terrestrial, with buttresses in very large specimens; bark grey to brown, finely longitudinally fissured […]
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Ecology : Rain-forest; Sorghum fields; riverine and coastal; swamp forest and flood plains; humid black soil; loamy soils; woodland; alluvial soils.
  Variable in hairiness of leaves and fruits, and in waviness of leaf margins.
  0-600 m alt.Confused with F. recurvata, F. platyphylla, F. vasta.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1992). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Chrysobalanaceae à Apiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 135-141
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carte afrique num 24113
Record n°24113
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