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Ficus_assimilis

Ficus assimilis Baker 1890

(Life; Embryophyta (plants); Angiospermae (flowering plants); Eudicotyledons; Order: Rosales; Family: Moraceae; Genus: Ficus; Subgenus: Pharmacosycea; Section: Oreosycea; Subsection: Pedunculatae)

Distribution

 

 

Ficus assimilis Distribution

Ficus assimilis Distribution

Madagascar. This species is very localized and recorded from only a few specimens. Consequently the distribution of F. assimilis is poorly known.

Habitat

Relatively dry forest up to 1000m altitude.

Biology

Pollinator: unknown.

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

Illustration © Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA).

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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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