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Taxon: Ficus palmata Forssk.

 
Genus: Ficus
Section: Ficus
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Ficeae
Nomen number: 16925
Place of publication: Fl. aegypt.-arab. 179. 1775
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-1991 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Jan-2009
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 11 (4 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • hamat  (Source: F Egypt) - Arabic

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt (s.)
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Israel, Jordan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n. & n.w.), Nepal, Pakistan


References:

  1. 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) 13:253-254.
  2. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  3. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  4. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  5. Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra. (F Arabia)
  6. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  7. Whittemore, A. T. 2006. Notes on southwestern Moraceae (Sida) 22:769-775.
  8. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Ficus palmata Forssk. :

  • 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=16925. Accessed 16 November 2018.