Ficus

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Contains 11 accepted taxa overall.

Family:MORACEAE
Common Name:FIG
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order ROSALES
FamilyMORACEAE
Genus Ficus

Citation

Citation FICUS Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1059. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Ficus carica Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton, Fl. Bermuda 101. 1918.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Ficus altissima COUNCIL TREE
Ficus americana WEST INDIAN LAUREL FIG
Ficus aurea STRANGLER FIG; GOLDEN FIG
Ficus benghalensis BANYAN TREE
Ficus benjamina WEEPING FIG
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Caprificus Caprificus Gasparrini, Nova Gen. Fici 6. 1844. TYPE: Non designatus.
Covellia Covellia Gasparrini, Nova Gen. Fici 10. 1844. TYPE: Covellia ulmifolia (Lamarck) Gasparrini (Ficus ulmifolia Lamarck)
Cystogyne Cystogyne Gasparrini, Nova Gen. Fici 9. 1844. TYPE: Cystogyne leucosticta Gasparrini, nom. illegit. (Ficus leucosticta Sprengel, nom. illegit.; Ficus leucantatoma Poiret)
Erythrogyne Erythrogyne Visiani ex Gasparrini, Ric. Caprifico 85. 1845. TYPE: Erythrogyne lutescens (Desfontaines) Visiani ex Gasparrini (Ficus lutescens Desfontaines)
Galoglychia Galoglychia Gasparrini, Nova Gen. Fici 10. 1844. TYPE: Non designatus.
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