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Taxon: Ficus insipida Willd.

 
Genus: Ficus
Section: Pharmacosycea
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Ficeae
Nomen number: 405335
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 4(2):1143. 1806, nom. cons. prop.
Link to protologue:
Comment: proposed for conservation (nom. cons. prop.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9)
Name Verified on: 14-Jan-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Jan-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: tenderizer
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Ency CNatIn; F Neotrop)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Durango, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Tabasco, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Applequist, W. L. 2013. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 65 (Taxon) 62:1325.
  3. Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  4. Berg, C. C. 2001. Moreae, Arocarpeae, and Dorstenia (Moraceae) with introductions to the family and Ficus and with additions and corrections to Flora Neotropica Monograph 7 Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 83:21.
  5. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  6. Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. (F CostaR)
  7. Carauta, J. P. P. 1989. Ficus (Moraceae) no Brasil: conservação e taxonomia (Albertoa) 2:244-251.
  8. Cardoso Pederneiras, L. & S. Romaniuc-Neto 2013. (2126) Proposal to conserve the name Ficus insipida (Moraceae) with a conserved type (Taxon) 62:184-185.
  9. Croat, T. B. Flora of Barro Colorado Island. (F BarroColo)
  10. Dubs, B. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3. (L Mato Grosso)
  11. Encarnación, F. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú. 1983 (Trees Peru)
  12. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  13. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  14. Ibarra-Manríquez, G. & T. Wendt 1992. El género Ficus, subgénero Pharmacosycea (Moraceae) en Veracruz, Mexico Bol. Soc. Bot. México 52:8.
  15. Lasser, T., ed. Flora de Venezuela. (F Venez)
  16. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  18. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes. (F Bajio)
  19. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  20. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)

Check other web resources for Ficus insipida Willd. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=405335. Accessed 18 November 2018.