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Family: MORACEAE 

 Ficus abutilifolia
 

Photo from: Thomas Müller.

  
Author:  Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel 1867
Family:  Moraceae
Habitat:  Central,South-East Africa
Soil:  Rocks, Grit, Mix
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  70 centimetres
Height:  6-15 meters
Flower:  Green/Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Large-leaved Rock Fig
Synonyms:  Urostigma abutilifolium Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel 1844. Ficus soldanella Warb. 1906. Ficus picta Sim
1909. By mistake: Ficus abutifolia?
This member of the Moraceae family was given this name by Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel in 1867. It is found in two populations in Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, eastern Botswana, Swaziland and South Africa. It grows on bare rocks, in grit and other well drained soil. The stem can grow to 70 centimetres in diameter, the tree reaches six to fifteen meters height. The flowers are green with a pink centre.