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Taxon: Ficus americana Aubl.

 
Genus: Ficus
Section: Americana
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Ficeae
Nomen number: 432027
Place of publication: Hisp. pl. Guiane 952. 1775 Jun-Dec, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) Ficus perforata L., nom. rej.
  • • published same year (and month?) as F. perforata L. (23 Jun 1775)
Name Verified on: 10-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, [Antigua] Bahamas, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines [St. Vincent]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Bahia, Espirito Santo, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Para, Paraiba, Rio de Janeiro, Roraima, Sao Paulo (e.), Tocantins]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


References:

  1. Berg, C. C. 2007. Proposals for treating four species complexes in Ficus subgenus Urostigma section Americanae (Moraceae) (Blumea) 52:298-302.
  2. Berg, C. C. 2003. (1587-1590) Proposals to conserve Ficus citrifolia against Ficus caribaea, Ficus maxima with a conserved type, Ficus aurea against Ficus ciliolosa,& Ficus americana against Ficus perforata (Taxon) 52:368-370.
  3. Brummitt, R. K. 2005. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 57 (Taxon) 54:1097.
  4. Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. (F CostaR)
  5. Carauta, J. P. P. 1989. Ficus (Moraceae) no Brasil: conservação e taxonomia (Albertoa) 2:163.
  6. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  7. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  8. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  9. Lasser, T., ed. Flora de Venezuela. (F Venez)
  10. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  11. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  12. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)

Check other web resources for Ficus americana Aubl. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=432027. Accessed 15 November 2018.