African Plant Database

Ficus recurvata De Wild.
Information on the genus : Ficus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ficus bussei Warb. ex Mildbr. & Burret (1911)
=Ficus changuensis var. somalensis Pamp.
=Ficus somalensis (Pamp.) Chiov.
=Ficus changuensis Warb. ex Mildbr. & Burret
=Ficus fasciculata Warb.
=Ficus magenjensis Sim
=Ficus zambesiaca Hutch.
=Ficus goliath A. Chev.
=Ficus golungensis Hutch.
=Ficus bussei var. longepetiolata Mildbr.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 4-35 m, with cylindrical bole and strong dense crown; leaves in spirals; lamina elliptic to oblong 10-44 x 7-22 cm, apex slightly acuminate to subacute or nearly rounded, base cordate[…]– Epiphytic, strangler.
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Ecology : Half-deciduous rain-forests (sometimes in deep valleys close to rivulets, “parasitical” on Pseudospondias microcarpa); lagoon sides; sometimes abundant, or sporadic.
  near sea-level to?
  Tanzania? and Guinea?

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: 135-141
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Record n°24197 modified 2007-04-03
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