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Taxon: Ficus lutea Vahl

 
Genus: Ficus
Section: Galoglychia
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Ficeae
Nomen number: 16888
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 2:185. 1805
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Dec-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13; Mansf Ency) shade/shelter (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13; Mansf Ency)
  • Materials: latex/rubber (as Ficus vogelii) latex/rubber (as Ficus vogelii)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Namibia (n.w.), South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar, Seychelles


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flore du Cameroun.
  2. Berg, C. C. 1981. The reinstatement of the West African Ficus lutea Vahl (Moraceae). Kew Bull. 36:597-598.
  3. Berg, C. C. 1986. The Ficus species (Moraceae) of Madagascar and the Comoro Islands. Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia 8:38-41.
  4. Berg, C. C. 1989. Moraceae. Flora of tropical East Africa. 69.
  5. Berg, C. C. 1990. Annotated check-list of the Ficus species of the African floristic region, with special reference and a key to the taxa of southern Africa. Kirkia 13:261.
  6. Condit, I. J. 1969. Ficus: the exotic species.
  7. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  8. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  9. Greuning, J. V. van. 1990. A synopsis of the genus Ficus (Moraceae) in southern Africa. S. African J. Bot. 56:609-610.
  10. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 Note: = Ficus vogelii
  11. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  13. Keay, R. W. J. 1989. Trees of Nigeria
  14. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.

Check other web resources for Ficus lutea Vahl :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=16888. Accessed 15 July 2019.