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

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tree or shrub, hemi-epiphytic.
    Twigs
    Leafy twigs 10–20 mm. thick, glabrous or brownish puberulous, periderm not flaking off.
    Leaves
    Leaves in spirals; lamina coriaceous, lanceolate to oblong or subobovate, often ± pandurate, (15–)25-60 × 6–25 cm., apex acuminate to subacute, base acute or sometimes subattenuate and cordulate, margin entire; both surfaces glabrous; lateral veins 8–14 pairs, tertiary venation partly scalariform; petiole 1.5–8 cm. long, 4–10 mm. thick, epiderm not flaking off; stipules 0.3–1 cm. long, glabrous, caducous.
    Infructescences
    Figs 1–2 in the leaf-axils, sessile; basal bracts 4–10 mm. long, persistent.
    Receptacle
    Receptacle globose to somewhat depressed-globose, 2.5–4 cm. in diameter when dry, yellow hirtellous to strigillose; wall 1–1.5 mm. thick when dry, wrinkled.
    Habitat
    Rain-forest; about 1100 m.
    Distribution
    U2

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Uganda, Zaïre

    Ficus wildemaniana Warb. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., sér. 3, 1: 217 (1901)

    Accepted by

    • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • 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.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon) Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon) Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • C.C. Berg et al. in Fl. Cameroun 28: 258, t. 96 (1985).
    • Lebrun & Boutique in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 1: 158, t. 17 (1948).
    • Hutch. in Flora of Tropical Africa 6(2): 178 (1916).
    • De Wild. & Th. Dur. in Ann. Mus. Congo, Bot., sér. 3, 2: 217 (1901).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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