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Subsection Conosycea

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


Afrotropical species:


Ficus menabeensis Perrier


Ficus humbertii C.C. Berg


Indo-Australasian species:


Ficus acamptophylla Miquel


Ficus altissima Blume


Ficus annulata Blume


Ficus balete Merrill


Ficus beddomei King


Ficus benghalensis Linnaeus


Ficus benjamina Linnaeus


Ficus binnendijkii Miquel


Ficus borneensis Kochummen


Ficus bracteata Miquel


Ficus calcicola Corner


Ficus callophylla Blume


Ficus chrysolepis chrysolepis Miquel


Ficus chrysolepis novoguineensis (Corner) C.C. Berg


Ficus consociata Blume


Ficus cordatula Merrill


Ficus corneri Kochummen


Ficus costata Aiton


Ficus crassiramea crassiramea Miquel


Ficus crassiramea stupenda (Miquel) C.C. Berg


Ficus cucurbitina King


Ficus curtipes Corner


Ficus dalhouseae Miquel


Ficus delosyce Corner


Ficus depressa Blume

Ficus drupacea Thunberg


Ficus dubia King


Ficus fergusonii (King) Worthington


Ficus forstenii Miquel


Ficus glaberrima Blume


Ficus globosa Blume


Ficus hillii F.M. Bailey


Ficus involucrata Blume


Ficus juglandiformis King


Ficus kerkhovenii Valeton

Ficus kochummeniana C.C. Berg


Ficus kurzii King


Ficus lawesii King


Ficus lowii King


Ficus maclellandii King

Ficus microcarpa Linnaeus (introduced to many other regions of the world)


Ficus microsycea Ridley


Ficus miqueliana C.C. Berg


Ficus mollis Vahl


Ficus pallescens (Weiblen) C.C. Berg


Ficus paracamptophylla Corner


Ficus patellata Corner


Ficus pellucidopunctata Griffith


Ficus pharangensis Gagnepain


Ficus pisocarpa Blume


Ficus archboldiana Summerhayes


Ficus pubilimba Miquel


Ficus retusa Linnaeus


Ficus rigo F.M. Bailey


Ficus spathulifolia Corner


Ficus stricta (Miquel) Miquel


Ficus subcordata Blume


Ficus subgelderi Corner 


Ficus sumatrana (Miquel) Miquel


Ficus sundaica Blume


Ficus talbotii King


Ficus trimenii King


Ficus tristaniifolia Corner


Ficus xylophylla Miquel 


Berg, C.C. 1988. New taxa and combinations in Ficus (Moraceae) in Africa. Kew Bulletin 43: 77- 97.

Berg, C.C. 1989. Moraceae. In: R.M. Polhill (ed.) Flora of Tropical East Africa. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam.

Berg, C.C. 1990. Distribution of African taxa of Ficus (Moraccae). [Proc. 12th AETFAT]. Mitt. inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg 23: 401-405.

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: 253-291.

Berg, C.C. 1991. Moraceae. In: E. Launert & G.Y. Pope (eds) Flora Zambesiaca 9, 6. Natural History Museum, London.

Berg, C.C. & Hijman, M.E.E. 1989. Chapter 11. Ficus. Flora of Tropical East Africa (ed. R.M. Polhill). 43-86. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam.

Berg, C.C.  & Corner, E.J.H. 2005. Moraceae - Ficus. Flora Malesiana Series I (Seed Plants) Volume 17/Part 2. National Herbarium of the Netherlands, Leiden.

Berg, C.C., Hijman, M.E.E. & Weerdenburg, J.C.A. 1984. Moracées (incl. Cécropiacées). Flore du Gabon 26: 1276.

Berg, C.C., Hijman, M.E.E. & Weerdenburg, J.C.A. 1985. Moracées (incl. Cécropiacées). Flore du Cameroun 28: 1298.

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

Burrows, J. & Burrows, S. 2003. Figs of southern & south-central Africa. Umdaus Press, Hatfield. 379 pp.

Corner, E.J.H. 1965. Checklist of Ficus in Asia and Australasia with keys to identification. The Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore 21: 1-186.


Photographs © Greg Calvert (Townsville, Australia) or © Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA) or © Finn Kjellberg (CNRS).

Web authors Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

and Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA, France)


Citation: van Noort, S. & Rasplus, JY. 2024. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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