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Ficus mauritiana Lamarck 1788

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

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Distribution

Ficus mauritiana Distribution

Islands of Reunion and Mauritius.

Biology

Pollinator: Ceratosolen coecus (Coquerel)

Non-pollinators: Sycophaga explorator (Coquerel) and Apocrypta perplexa Coquerel.

Habitat

Forest or thicket, usually along water courses, up to an altitude of 1100m.

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), bottom photograph © Finn Kjellberg (CNRS).

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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. 2021. Figweb: figs and fig wasps of the world. URL: www.figweb.org(Accessed on <day-month-year>).

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