1. Family: Moraceae Gaudich.
    1. Genus: Ficus Tourn. ex L.
      1. Ficus faulkneriana C.C.Berg

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Kenya to NE. Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tree up to 30 m. tall, (? secondarily) terrestrial.
    Twigs
    Leafy twigs 1.5–3 mm. thick, minutely puberulous, periderm not flaking off.
    Leaves
    Leaves in spirals, sometimes tending to subopposite; lamina ± coriaceous, obovate to elliptic, or sometimes oblong, 1.5–7 × 0.8–3.5(–4.5) cm., apex rounded to obtuse, sometimes very shortly and bluntly acuminate or emarginate, base rounded to cordulate or obtuse, margin entire; both surfaces glabrous; lateral veins (3–)5–8 pairs, midrib not reaching the apex of the lamina, tertiary venation reticulate or parallel to the lateral veins; petiole 0.2–1(–1.5) cm. long, 1–1.5 mm. thick, glabrous; stipules 0.2–0.6(–0.9) cm. long, sparsely puberulous or only ciliolate, often subpersistent.
    Infructescences
    Figs in pairs in the leaf-axils or just below the leaves:peduncle (0.3–)0.5–1.5 cm. long, sparsely minutely puberulous; basal bracts 1.5–2 mm. long, persistent.
    Receptacle
    Receptacle subglobose to obovoid, 0.4–0.8(–1.2) cm. long when dry, almost glabrous, reddish or yellowish at maturity.
    Habitat
    Coastal bushland and wooded grassland; 0–450 m.
    Distribution
    K7 T3 not known elsewhere

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Tanzania

    Ficus faulkneriana C.C.Berg appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 25, 1983 Faulner, H. [1.168], Tanzania K000243345 Unknown type material

    First published in Kew Bull. 43: 83 (1988)

    Accepted by

    • 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.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • C.C. Berg in Kew Bulletin 43: 83 (1988).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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