African Plant Database

Ficus stuhlmannii Warb.
Information on the genus : Ficus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ficus dar-es-salaamii Hutch.
=Ficus homblei De Wild.
=Ficus howardiana Sim
=Ficus howardiana var. glabra Sim
=Ficus howardiana var. normalis Sim
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree sometimes multi-stemmed, usually with a rounded or slithtly spreading crown, to 15 m tall, 20 m wide, with or without a few slender aerial roots; leaves in spirals, obovate, oblong-ovate or oblong-elliptic, often with the sides almost straight[…]
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Ecology : Wooded grassland and bushland, often along lakesides, watercourses; on rocks or coral outcrops, hardpans; miombo; mixed deciduous woodland; often on termitaria.
  0-2000 m alt.
  S. Africa, Swaziland. Resembling F. nigropunctata but leaves larger and thicker, and figs larger (c. 2 cm Ø, not ± 1 cm). Easily confused with F. glumosa (with yellowish hairs on the twigs).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree- Ht 1.5 - 10 m. Alt: 60 - 1260 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 101 (1986).
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 24148
Record n°24148
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