Ficus altissima Blume

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Ficus altissima

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Ilha de Moçambique

Ficus altissima

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Ilha de Moçambique

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Derivation of specific name: altissima: tallest
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Worldwide distribution: Native from the Indian Himalayas, Nepal, Southern China and Vietnam to Indonesia and the Philippines.
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Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2003). Figs of Southern and South-Central Africa Umdaus Press, South Africa Pages 278 - 279. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Ficus altissima

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ficus altissima
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ficus altissima
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ficus altissima
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ficus altissima
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iNaturalist: Ficus altissima
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ficus altissima
JSTOR Plant Science: Ficus altissima
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ficus altissima
Plants of the World Online: Ficus altissima
Tropicos: Ficus altissima
Wikipedia: Ficus altissima

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Ficus altissima., retrieved 20 June 2024

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