Overview

Comprehensive Description

Description

Shrub or small tree. Bark smooth and creamy-white, the trunk twisted and branching low; leaves alternate, hairless, leathery, almost circular, veins yellow-green conspicuous. The figs are borne singly or in small groups, axillary or on bare branches, green with cream spots, turning red when ripe.
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Derivation of specific name

abutilifolia: with leaves like an Abutilon
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Distribution

Worldwide distribution

Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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Ecology

Population Biology

Frequency

Frequent
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Ficus abutilifolia

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Ficus abutilifolia

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 6
Specimens with Barcodes: 6
Species With Barcodes: 1
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