African Plant Database

Ficus verruculosa Warb.
Information on the genus : Ficus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ficus praeruptorum Hiern
=Ficus verruculosa var. stipitata Warb. ex Mildbr. & Burret
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched or many-stemmed shrub 0,2-0,6 m tall or tree 2-12 m, evergreen, bearing slender aerial roots which sometimes develop into prop roots; leaves alternate; lamina oblong to lanceolate, 3,5-20 x 1,5-8,5 cm[…]
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Ecology : Streams, lakes, swamps, bogs; spring seepage areas in deciduous woodland; commonly in water; occasionally in grassland or wooded grassland; swamp forest margins; sometimes forming thickets.
  800 (?and less)-1860 m alt.
  Botswana, N Namibia, S. Africa. Not in Niger but in Nigeria.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub- Ht 1 - 7 m. Alt: 5 - 1850 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography other :
  • Fischer, E., K. Rembold & al. (2010). Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Kakamega Forest, Western Province, Kenya J. E. Africa Nat. Hist. Soc. : 137
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