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Ficus_tiliifolia

Ficus tiliifolia Baker 1885

 

(Life; Embryophyta (plants); Angiospermae (flowering plants); Eudicotyledons; Order: Rosales; Family: Moraceae; Genus: Ficus; Subgenus: Sycomorus; Section: Sycomorus)

Ficus_tiliifolia Ficus_tiliifolia
Ficus_tiliifolia Ficus_tiliifolia

Distribution

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Widespread and common in Madagascar. Also present on the Comoro Islands (Anjouan).

Biology

Pollinator: Ceratosolen stupefactus Wiebes.

Habitat

Woodlands and savannas (PN Isalo) up to an altitude of 1700m. The species is sometimes planted.

References

Berg, C.C. 1986. The Ficus species (Moraceae) of Madagascar and the Comore Islands. Bulletin du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle d’Histoire Naturelle. Paris (4), 8: 17-55.

Berg, C.C. & Wiebes, J.T. 1992. African fig trees and fig wasps. Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen. Amsterdam, 1-298 pp.

Credits

Photographs and distribution maps © Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA).

Ficus torrentium Perrier

Web authors Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

and Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA, France)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. & Rasplus, JY. 2019. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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