1. Family: Moraceae Gaudich.
    1. Genus: Ficus Tourn. ex L.
      1. Ficus oreodryadum Mildbr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Bioko to SW. Uganda.

    [FTEA]

    Moraceae, C.C. Berg (University of Bergen). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1989

    Habit
    Large tree, or shrub, hemi-epiphytic (and strangling).
    Twigs
    Leafy twigs 2.5–6 mm. thick, almost glabrous, periderm not flaking off.
    Leaves
    Leaves in spirals; lamina coriaceous, oblong to elliptic or subovate, 9–18 × 3.5–6 cm., apex acuminate, base acute to obtuse, sometimes subcordate, margin entire; both surfaces glabrous; lateral veins 8–14 pairs, tertiary venation reticulate; petiole 2–5 cm. long, 1.5–2 mm. thick; stipules ±1.5 cm. long, yellowish appressed puberulous or glabrous, caducous.
    Infructescences
    Figs in pairs in the leaf-axils, sometimes also just below the leaves, sessile; basal bracts ± 4 mm. long, persistent.
    Receptacle
    Receptacle subglobose to ellipsoid or ovoid, ± 2 cm. in diameter when fresh, ±1.5 cm. when dry, almost glabrous, ± waited, orange to yellow at maturity.
    Habitat
    Recorded in Uganda only from swamp edge, but elsewhere in montane and submontane rain-forest between 1300 and 2500 m.
    Distribution
    U2

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda, Zaïre

    Ficus oreodryadum Mildbr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13465], Cameroon K000580269
    Jul 1, 2002 Cable, S. [2905], Cameroon K000026919
    Jan 1, 1993 Thomas, D.W. [9481], Cameroon K000011736

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 46: 240 (1911)

    Accepted by

    • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
    • Berg, C.C. & Hijman, M.E.E. (1989). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Moraceae: 1-95.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Troupin, Fl. Pl. Lign. Rwanda: 466, fig. 147.4 (1982).
    • Lebrun & Boutique in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 1: 147 (1948).
    • Peter, Flora von Deutsch-Ostafrika 2:109 (1932).
    • Hutch. in Flora of Tropical Africa 6(2): 187 (1916).
    • Mildbr. in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 46: 240 (1911).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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/
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    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/
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