African Plant Database

Ficus artocarpoides Warb.
Information on the genus : Ficus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ficus demeusei Warb.
=Ficus elegans (Miq.) Miq. non Hassk.
=Urostigma elegans Miq.
=Ficus inkasuensis Warb.
=Ficus kisantuensis Warb.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 10(-15) m tall; leaves in spirals with petiole 1-3,5 cm long, 1-2 mm thick; lamina coriaceous, oblong to subovate or oblanceolate, 6-21 x 2-6 cm, apex subacute to obtuse or sometimes rounded, base obtuse to acute, margins entire[…]
  see more in the book
Ecology : Semi-epiphytic and strangling; rain- and riverine forests; also drier types of evergreen forest; also in secondary associations; palm-grove; humus rich stations; coastal plains; on 1922 lava flow (Cameroon). 300 (? and less)-1750 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:297 (2012)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 135-141 (1992).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
More information >> ( work in progress )
Record n°24163 modified 2007-04-03
Feedback about this record