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Taxon: Ficus vasta Forssk.

 
Genus: Ficus
Section: Galoglychia
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Ficeae
Nomen number: 17022
Place of publication: Fl. aegypt.-arab. cxxiv, 179. 1775
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Jan-2009
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: shade/shelter; shade/shelter

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen [Socotra]
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya (n.), Uganda

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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) 13:262-263.
  2. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  3. Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra. (F Arabia)
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  5. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  7. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Ficus vasta 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=17022. Accessed 13 December 2018.