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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
Name verified on: 03-Dec-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 16-Jan-2009
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.


Common names:

  • small figtree   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – English
  • figuier à pagnes   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – French
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Rwanda; Sao Tome and Principe; Zaire
    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.]; Namibia [n.]; South Africa - Cape Province [s.e.], KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal; Swaziland

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62.
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flore du Cameroun.
  • 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.
  • Burkill, H. M. 1985–2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  • Condit, I. J. 1969. Ficus: the exotic species. 141–142.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Greuning, J. V. van. 1990. A synopsis of the genus Ficus (Moraceae) in southern Africa. S. African J. Bot. 56:622–624.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989–. Flora of Ethiopia. (and Eritrea. 2000)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Keay, R. W. J. 1989. Trees of Nigeria.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Thulin, M., ed. 1993–. Flora of Somalia. [mentions].
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
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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?429040 (28 August 2014)

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