African Plant Database

Ficus glumosa Delile
Information on the genus : Ficus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ficus glumosoides Hutch.
=Ficus sonderi Miq.
=Ficus glumosa var. glaberrima Mart.
=Ficus glumosa var. intermedia Mart.
=Ficus glumosa var. lanuginosa Mart.
=Ficus rehmannii var. villosa Warb.
=Ficus barbata Warb. (1895) non Wall. (nom.illegit.)
=Ficus durandiana Warb.
=Urostigma fazokelense Miq.
=Ficus fazokelensis (Miq.) Miq.
=Ficus gombariensis De Wild. (1913)
=Ficus kitaba De Wild.
=Ficus montana Sim
=Ficus rehmannii var. ovalifolia Warb.
=Ficus rehmannii Warb.
=Ficus rubicunda (Miq.) Miq.
=Urostigma rubicundum Miq.
=Ficus rukwaensis Warb.
=Ficus gambariensis De Wild.
=Sycomorus hirsuta Sond.
=Urostigma glumosum (Delile) Miq.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 4-20 m tall with bole 2-3 m tall, to 2 m Ø; crown spreading and rather dense; leaves in spirals; lamina oblong to elliptic or broadly ovate,sometimes obovate or subcircular 2-14x1,2-9,5cm,apex shortly acuminate to subacute or subobtuse[…]
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Ecology : Rocky outcrops; scarps; lava flows; wooded grassland; deciduous bushland; savanna; forest gallery; all types of soils; open miombo woodland; occasionally on termite mounds; lateritic pans; common.
  Very variable.
  near sea-level to 2050 m alt.
  N Namibia, S. Africa; W Saudi Arabia, Yemen.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree- Ht 1 - 10 m. Alt: 245 - 1850 m. Distribution: NAM, EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:298 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 125 (1997).
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