African Plant Database

Ficus vallis-choudae Delile
Information on the genus : Ficus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ficus vallis-choudae var. pubescens Peter
=Ficus schweinfurthii Miq.
=Sycomorus schimperiana Miq.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading tree 5 to ± 30 m tall, with short bole and spreading crown to 30 m wide; old trees sometimes forming long snaking plank buttress roots to 10 m long, sometimes producing root suckers; evergreen or semi-deciduous;[…]Rarely epiphytic.
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Ecology : Riverine in savanna; lakesides; ground water forest (mushitu); secondary- scrub and forests; forest edge; humid well drained soils in savanna; mixed evergreen forest.
  0-1900 m alt
  Cape Verde Isl.

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:301 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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