African Plant Database

Ficus muelleriana C. C. Berg
Protologue : Kew Bull. 43: 85 (1988)
Information on the genus : Ficus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scandent climber, slender, ? evergreen, adhering to rocks by numerous thin roots; leaves spirally arranged; lamina ovate, 4,5-9,5 x 3-5 cm, apex acute to ± faintly acuminate, base cordate, margins entire[…]
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Ecology : Brachystegia microphylla-Uapaca kirkiana woodland; quartzite rocks frequently weathered to form surfaces composed of numerous hollows or pockets; the plant grows in these vertical pocked surfaces of humic soil with[…]
  Collected twice, in 1945 and 1971 respectively, in a limited area. Very distinctive species in growth form, with small heart-shaped leaves velvety beneath.

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: 136
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carte afrique num 24133
Record n°24133
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