Taxon: Ficus maxima Mill.

 
Genus: Ficus
    Section: Pharmacosycea
Family: Moraceae
      Tribe: Ficeae
Nomen number: 403471
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Ficus no. 6 "maximus", errata. 1768, nom. cons.
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV)
Name Verified on: 27-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Colima, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Queretaro, - Quintana Roo, - Tabasco, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Amazonas, - Mato Grosso, - Minas Gerais, - Para, - Amapa
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Jamaica; Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

References:

  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Berg, C. C. 2003. (1587-1590) Proposals to conserve Ficus citrifolia against Ficus caribaea, Ficus maxima with a conserved type, Ficus aurea against Ficus ciliolosa,& Ficus americana against Ficus perforata (Taxon) 52:368-370.
  • Bernardi, L. 1985. Contribución a la dendrología paraguaya. II (Boissiera) 37:54.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2005. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 56 (Taxon) 54:531-532.
  • Carauta, J. P. P. 1989. Ficus (Moraceae) no Brasil: conservação e taxonomia (Albertoa) 2:251-255.
  • Dubs, B. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3. 1998 (L Mato Grosso)
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. 1986- (F Guianas)
  • Ibarra-Manríquez, G. & T. Wendt 1992. El género Ficus, subgénero Pharmacosycea (Moraceae) en Veracruz, Mexico Bol. Soc. Bot. México 52:16.
  • Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  • Lasser, T., ed. Flora de Venezuela. 1964- (F Venez)
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes. 1991- (F Bajio)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

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