1. Family: Moraceae Gaudich.
    1. Genus: Ficus Tourn. ex L.
      1. Ficus lecardii Warb.

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A tree
    Leaves
    Glossy leaves dark above and pale beneath
    Indumentum
    Glabrous except on the young branchlets
    Ecology
    On rocky hills in savannah.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal

    Ficus lecardii Warb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dalziel, J.M. [143], Nigeria 2701.000
    Dalziel, J. M. [143], Nigeria K000243195
    Lecard [189], Nigeria K000243197
    Bellamy [467], Senegal K000243196
    Hepper, F.N. [3783], Mali Ficus cordata subsp. lecardii K000385932
    Hagerup, O. [52], Mali Ficus cordata subsp. lecardii K000385933
    Roberty, G. [17089], Mali Ficus cordata subsp. lecardii K000385935
    Chevalier, A.J.B. [24830], Mali Ficus cordata subsp. lecardii K000385934

    First published in Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., sér. 6, 1: 24 (1904)

    Accepted by

    • Chantarasuwan, B., Berg, C.C. & van Welzen, P.C. (2013). A revision of Ficus subsection Urostrigma (Moraceae) Systematic Botany 38: 653-686.

    Not accepted by

    • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau) Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141. [Cited as Ficus cordata subsp. lecardii.]
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Ficus cordata var. lecardii.]
    • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux. [Cited as Ficus cordata.]

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 347, t. 71, 1.
    • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 117
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Chantarasuwan, B., Berg, C.C. & van Welzen, P.C. (2013). A revision of Ficus subsection Urostrigma (Moraceae) Systematic Botany 38: 653-686.
    • Lebrun, J.p., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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