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Taxon: Ficus maxima Mill.

Genus: Ficus section: Pharmacosycea
Family: Moraceae tribe: Ficeae.
Nomen number: 403471
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Ficus no. 6 "maximus", errata. 1768, nom. cons.
Comments:Name verified on: 27-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Jamaica; Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil - Amapa, Amazonas, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Para
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Paraguay

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • 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.
  • Bernardi, L. 1985. Contribución a la dendrología paraguaya. II. Boissiera 37:54.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2005. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 56. Taxon 54:531–532. [proposal recommended].
  • Carauta, J. P. P. 1989. Ficus (Moraceae) no Brasil: conservação e taxonomia. Albertoa 2:251–255.
  • Dubs, B. 1998. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3.
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • Ibarra-Manríquez, G. & T. Wendt. 1992. El género Ficus, subgénero Pharmacosycea (Moraceae) en Veracruz, Mexico. Bol. Soc. Bot. México 52:16.
  • Killeen, T. J. et al. 1993. Guia de arboles de Bolivia.
  • Lasser, T., ed. 1964–. Flora de Venezuela.
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1991–. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Ficus maxima Mill.:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?403471 (18 April 2014)

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