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Ficus_torrentium

Ficus torrentium Perrier 1928

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

Ficus_torrentium  

Distribution

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Madagascar. Ficus torrentium is the least common of the Madagascan species belonging to the subgenus Sycomorus. Consequently its distribution is poorly known. Although the species is probably widely distributed throughout the country, current records are restricted to central and eastern Madagascar.

Biology

Pollinator: unknown.

Habitat

Along streams, 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

Illustration and distribution maps © Jean-Yves Rasplus (INRA).

Ficus trichoclada Baker

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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