Ficus ardisioides Warb.
subsp. camptoneura (Mildbr.) C.C.Berg

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Ficus ardisioides subsp. camptoneura

Hillwood Farm; Jan 2009.
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Common names:
Status: Native
A large shrub or small to medium tree, evergreen, glabrous. Leaves stiff, leathery, apex acuminate, margins entire. Epidermis of the petiole peeling off when dry. Figs in leaf axils or on previous year’s growth, sessile.
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Notes: Red data status: Rare in Zambia, but apparently widespread. Least concern? [LR−lc]
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Habitat: Swamp and riverine forest.
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Worldwide distribution: Nigeria to eastern D.R. Congo and NW Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Berg, C.C. (1991). Moraceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(6) Page 76.

Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2003). Figs of Southern and South-Central Africa Umdaus Press, South Africa Pages 137 - 138. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ficus ardisioides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ficus ardisioides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ficus ardisioides
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ficus ardisioides
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ficus ardisioides
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ficus ardisioides
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Ficus ardisioides
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ficus ardisioides
JSTOR Plant Science: Ficus ardisioides
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ficus ardisioides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ficus ardisioides
Plants of the World Online: Ficus ardisioides
Tropicos: Ficus ardisioides
Wikipedia: Ficus ardisioides

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Ficus ardisioides subsp. camptoneura., retrieved 27 September 2022

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