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Taxon: Ficus thonningii Blume

 
Genus: Ficus
Section: Galoglychia
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Ficeae
Nomen number: 429040
Place of publication: Rumphia 2:17. 1838
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Dec-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Jan-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • small figtree  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • figuier à pagnes  (Source: Mansf Ency) - French

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: shade/shelter
  • Materials: fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana (n.), Eswatini, Namibia (n.), South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal, Cape Province (s.e.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  3. 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) 13:268-269.
  4. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  5. Condit, I. J. Ficus: the exotic species. (Ficus Exot Sp) 141-142.
  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Greuning, J. V. van 1990. A synopsis of the genus Ficus (Moraceae) in southern Africa S. African J. Bot. 56:622-624.
  9. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 (Mansf Ency)
  10. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia (F Ethiop)
  11. Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria (Trees Nigeria)
  12. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  15. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Ficus thonningii Blume :

  • 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=429040. Accessed 16 June 2019.