1. Family: Moraceae Gaudich.
    1. Genus: Ficus Tourn. ex L.
      1. Ficus sagittifolia Warb. ex Mildbr. & Burret

        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 epiphyte, sometimes becoming a tree up to 30 ft. high
    Branches
    Stout glabrous branchlets
    Leaves
    Long rather narrow fiddle-shaped leaves.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo

    Ficus sagittifolia Warb. ex Mildbr. & Burret appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Latilo, M.G. [FHI28742], Nigeria K000044437
    Latilo, M.G. [FHI28742], Nigeria K000044438
    Deighton, F.C. [2600], Sierra Leone K000044432
    Jaeger, P. [9293], Sierra Leone K000044431
    Chevalier, A. [20380], Guinea K000044439
    Scott Elliot, G.F. [4656], Guinea K000044440
    Hall, J.B. [GC43625], Ghana K000044436
    Letouzey, R. [14076], Cameroon K000044441
    Linder, D.H. [944], Liberia K000044433
    Adam, J.G. [20501], Liberia K000044434
    Berg, C.C. [1489], Ivory Coast K000044435

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 46: 241 (1911)

    Accepted by

    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 64, t. 15 B.
    • Chev. Bot. 602
    • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 143
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Berhaut, J. (1979). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 6: 1-636. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical 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/
    © 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