Ficus L. subg. Urostigma (Gasp.) Miq. sect. Urostigma (Gasp.) Endl.

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Ficus L. subg. Urostigma (Gasp.) Miq. sect. Urostigma (Gasp.) Endl.

Description

Trees, with ± clear morphological indications of intermittent growth, often deciduous. internal hairs present and often ± chaffy or absent. Leaves spirally arranged, articulate or subarticulate; Ovary red-brown (or white).

Distribution

West Africa to the Pacific: present
FromWest Africa to the Pacific, with c. 90 species

Taxonomy

The section can be divided into 2 subsections, with the same names as used for sections of the subgenus by Corner (1960): Urostigma and Conosycea, the former including sect. Leucogyne Corner (1960).

Citation

Benth. & Hook. - in Gen. Pl. 1880: 368
King - in Sp. Ficus. 1887: 2, 13
Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1960: 371