1. Family: Moraceae Gaudich.
    1. Genus: Ficus Tourn. ex L.
      1. Ficus leonensis Hutch.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.

    [FWTA]

    Moraceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    An epiphytic shrub
    Bark
    Branchlets covered with thin scaly deciduous bark
    Fruits
    Figs small, solitary, sessile in the upper axils.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

    Ficus leonensis Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 2002 Cable, S. [3261], Cameroon K000026742
    Johnston, H.H. [88], Sierra Leone K000243215

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1915: 338 (1915)

    Accepted by

    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 185.
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0