Plants photographed on Kyffhäuser
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Ficus sycomorus L. subsp. sycomorus


Ficus sycomorus subsp sycomorus

Habit



Family: Moraceae
Full name: Ficus sycomorus L. subsp. sycomorus
Location: Kyffhäuser (2416AD + 2416CB)
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): Geelstamvy, Wildevy, Oosterse vy, Trosvy
English common name(s): Common cluster fig, Sycomore fig
Synonym(s): -
Status: Native
Description: Large spreading tree with a short thick trunk. All parts exude a milky latex. Bark very characteristically yellowish, smooth, flaking in irregular patches. Leaves alternate, broadly ovate to almost round, very stiff and often rough to the touch, dull yellowish green; venation prominent below, somewhat 3-veined from the base with 4-8 pairs of lateral veins. Figs borne in large branched clusters from the main stem and larger branches, subspherical, up to 3 cm in diameter, usually densely, finely hairy, yellow, pink or red when ripe. See subsp. gnaphalocarpa for differences. (from Flora of Zimbabwe website)
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iNaturalist (Namibia / Alex Dreyer)
iNaturalist (Namibia)
iNaturalist (southern Africa)
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Photographer: AA Dreyer
Date of photograph: 29 Oct 2005
Camera make: OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO.,LTD
Camera model: C5050Z
Lens aperture: f/1.8
Shutter speed: 1/650 s
ISO speed: 64
Content last updated: 18 Apr 2024


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