Ficus sycomorus L.[Agg]

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Ficus sycomorus

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Ficus sycomorus

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Ficus sycomorus

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Lusito

Ficus sycomorus

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Namwala, Mbeza

Ficus sycomorus

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Ficus sycomorus

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Lusaka

Ficus sycomorus

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Lusaka

Ficus sycomorus

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Lusaka

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Synonyms: Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) A. Rich.
Common names: Sycomore fig (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Tree up to 15 m tall, terrestrial. Leaves ovate or elliptic, chartaceous, brittle, apex rounded to obtuse, base cordate, upper surface rough to the touch; figs on leafless branchlets on the main trunk, or single or paired in the leaf axils.
Notes:
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Habitat:
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Flowering time:Jan - Dec
Worldwide distribution: Senegal, Cape Verde Islands and Arabian Peninsula to Madagascar, South Africa and Namibia.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,T,MS,GI,M
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species: Ceratosolen arabicus (Pollinated by this insect)
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Literature:

Berg, C.C. (1991). Moraceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(6) Pages 50 - 52. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 63. As subsp. sycomorus and subsp. gnaphalocarpa

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Flora of Botswana: Ficus sycomorus
Flora of Malawi: Ficus sycomorus
Flora of Zambia: Ficus sycomorus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ficus sycomorus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ficus sycomorus
African Plant Database: Ficus sycomorus
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Ficus sycomorus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ficus sycomorus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ficus sycomorus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ficus sycomorus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ficus sycomorus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ficus sycomorus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Ficus sycomorus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ficus sycomorus
JSTOR Plant Science: Ficus sycomorus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ficus sycomorus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ficus sycomorus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Ficus sycomorus
Tropicos: Ficus sycomorus


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Ficus sycomorus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=120410, retrieved 23 July 2019

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