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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A bushy tree
    Branches
    Puberulous branchlets sharply angular when dry.
    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A tree
    Branches
    Glabrous branchlets.
    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A large epiphytic shrub or tree up to 25 ft. high
    Branches
    Slender glabrous branchlets sharply ribbed when dry.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gabon, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

    Ficus tesselata Warb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 12, 1985 Mildbraed [6411], Bioko K000243218
    Deighton, F.C. [5467], Sierra Leone 18775.000
    Winkler H. J. P. [1204], Cameroon K000181698 Unknown type material
    Rosevear, D. R. [7537], Cameroon K000181697
    Melville, F. [675], Equatorial Guinea Ficus camptoneuroides 29467.000

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 20: 156 (1894)

    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
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 1: 66, t. 16 A.
    • Chev. Bot. 600
    • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 146
    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