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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.
Accessions: 6 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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 [Cape Province (s.e.), KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flore du 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. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  5. Condit, I. J. 1969. Ficus: the exotic species. 141-142.
  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Ficus+thonningii&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  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. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  10. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  11. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  12. Keay, R. W. J. 1989. Trees of Nigeria
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  14. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia. Note: mentions
  15. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

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 18 September 2019.