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

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tree up to 10 m. tall, hemi-epiphytic.
    Twigs
    Leafy twigs 3–6 mm. thick, glabrous or minutely brownish puberulous, periderm not flaking off.
    Leaves
    Leaves in spirals or tending to distichous; lamina coriaceous, oblong to lanceolate, sometimes elliptic, 8–32 × 2–9 cm., apex acuminate, sometimes sharply so, base rounded to ± cordate or acute, margin entire; both surfaces glabrous; lateral veins 14–27 pairs, tertiary venation parallel to the lateral veins or reticulate; petiole 1–3 cm. long, ± 3 mm. thick; stipules 2–5 mm. long, ± densely greyish to yellowish or brownish strigose to subsericeous.
    Infructescences
    Figs up to 6 together on short spurs in the leaf-axils or just below the leaves; peduncle 0.3–0.8 cm. long; basal bracts 2–3 mm. long, persistent.
    Receptacle
    Receptacle ± globose, 0.6–1.2 cm. in diameter when fresh, 0.3–0.7 cm. when dry, minutely puberulous, orange to red at maturity.
    Habitat
    Rain-forest; 1050–1200 m.
    Distribution
    U2 U4 extending to Sierra Leone
    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A large forest tree or epiphyte.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Cameroon, Gabon, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Zaïre

    Ficus pseudomangifera Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dawkins, H.C. [885], Uganda 23779.000
    Scott Elliot, G.F. [4499], Sierra Leone K000243214
    Zenker, G.A. [1690], Cameroon K000243260 holotype
    Mildbraed, J. [1145], Uganda K000243347

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1915: 342 (1915)

    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.
    • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
    • Berg, C.C. & Hijman, M.E.E. (1989). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Moraceae: 1-95.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Lebrun & Boutique in Fl. Congo Belge 1: 169.
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 1: 74, t. 20 A
    • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 204
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • C.C. Berg et al. in Fl. Cameroun 28: 192, t. 66 (1985).
    • Troupin, Fl. Pl. Lign. Rwanda: 448 (1982).
    • Hamilton, Ug. For. Trees: 104 (1981).
    • Keay in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 610 (1958).
    • W.J. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. 2., 257 (1952)
    • Peter, Flora von Deutsch-Ostafrika 2: 107 (1932).
    • Hutch. in Flora of Tropical Africa 6(2): 204 (1917).
    • Hutch. in Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew 1915: 342 (1915)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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/
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