African Plant Database

Ficus craterostoma Warb. ex Mildbr. & Burret
Information on the genus : Ficus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ficus mutantifolia Hutch.
=Ficus anomani Hutch.
=Ficus furcata var. angustifolia De Wild.
=Ficus luteola De Wild.
=Ficus pilosula De Wild.
=Ficus rubropunctata De Wild.
=Ficus ruwenzoriensis De Wild.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen shrub or tree 5-20 m tall and 22 m wide (as a mature strangler); leaves spirally arranged, tending to be distichous, often subopposite; lamina narrowly obtriangular to subobovate, or oblong to elliptic 3-8 x 2-4,5 cm[…]
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Ecology : (Hemi-)epiphytic or lithophytic; swamp forest (mushitu); evergreen forest margins; riverine and lake shore vegetation; often on deep sand; edge of swampy gallery with Mitragyna stipulosa, Raphia sp., Cyrtosperma senegalense.
  ; 0-2100 m alt.
  S. Africa, Swaziland. Can be confused with F. natalensis.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 1 - 15 m. Alt: 200 - 2135 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ
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carte afrique num 24120
Record n°24120 modified 2007-04-03
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