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Ficus polyphlebia Baker 1883

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

Ficus polyphlebia

Ficus polyphlebia

Ficus polyphlebia

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Distribution

Ficus polyphlebia Distribution Ficus polyphlebia Distribution

Widespread in Madagascar, but more common in the eastern and northern parts. 

Biology

Pollinator: Ceratosolen longimucro Wiebes.

Non-pollinator: Apocrypta setoptera Ulenberg.

Habitat

On rocks near or in flowing rivers and streams (rheophytic species) from sea level to 1200m altitude.

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 racemosa Linnaeus

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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