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Ficus sakalavarum Baker 1887

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

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Ficus sakalavarum Distribution  Ficus sakalavarum Distribution

Widespread in Madagascar and can be locally abundant.


Pollinator: Ceratosolen namorakensis (Risbec).


Occurs mostly along streams, but can also be found in humid areas, mostly at low elevation.


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.


Photographs and distribution maps © Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA) or  © Costas Zachariades (ARC-PPRI).

Ficus sur Forsk.

Web authors Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

and Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA, France)


Citation: van Noort, S. & Rasplus, JY. 2023. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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