Ficus barteri Sprague

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Ficus barteri

Kabompo Gorge; Dec 2006.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Ficus barteri

Kabompo Gorge; Dec 2006.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Ficus barteri

Epiphyte in riverine forest, Kaseliseli (Lunda);
Zambezi rapids; Nov 2006.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Ficus barteri

Katanga Province, DRC
May 2008
Photo: Jos Stevens

Ficus barteri

Katanga Province, DRC
May 2008
Photo: Jos Stevens

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Synonyms:
Common names:
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub or tree, lithophytes or epiphyte, evergreen, glabrous. Leaves spirally arranged, thick leathery, margin entire. Figs in pairs in leaf axils; receptacle 1.5−2 cm.
Type location:
Nigeria
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Epiphytic or lithophytic, in swamp, riverine and gorge forests, sometimes overhanging pools.
Altitude range: 1000 - 1325 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: From Sierra Leone to Uganda. Northern Zambia from Ikelenge to Kasama.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,Lp,N
Growth form(s): Tree, lithophyte, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
Insects associated with this species: Agaon paradoxum (Dalman) (Pollinated by this insect)
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Content last updated: Monday 11 July 2016
Literature:

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 145 - 147. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ficus barteri
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ficus barteri
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ficus barteri
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ficus barteri
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ficus barteri
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ficus barteri
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Ficus barteri
iNaturalist: Ficus barteri
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ficus barteri
JSTOR Plant Science: Ficus barteri
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ficus barteri
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ficus barteri
Plants of the World Online: Ficus barteri
The Plant List (version 1.1): Ficus barteri
Tropicos: Ficus barteri
Wikipedia: Ficus barteri


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Ficus barteri.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=210780, retrieved 22 November 2019

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