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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. Last Changed: 16-Jan-2009
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 8 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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, Gabon, Zaire
    • 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. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  2. Berg, C. C. 1989. Moraceae (F TE Afr) 69.
  3. Berg, C. C. 1981. The reinstatement of the West African Ficus lutea Vahl (Moraceae) Kew Bull. 36:597-598.
  4. 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.
  5. Berg, C. C. 1986. The Ficus species (Moraceae) of Madagascar and the Comoro Islands Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia 8:38-41.
  6. Condit, I. J. Ficus: the exotic species. (Ficus Exot Sp)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  8. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  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. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  11. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  12. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  13. Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  14. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=16888. Accessed 19 November 2018.