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1 June 2010 Five New Ficus Species (Moraceae) from Melanesia
Timothy J. S. Whitfeld, George D. Weiblen
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During recent ecological studies, five new species of functionally dioecious Ficus were identified from the lowland rainforests of northern Papua New Guinea. One species from subgen. Sycidium, sect. Sycidium (Ficus sangumae), three from subgen. Sycomorus, sect. Adenosperma (F. rubrijuvenis, F. rubrivestimenta, F. wamanguana), and one from subgen. Sycomorus, sect. Sycocarpus (F. aurantiacafolia) are described.

© President and Fellows of Harvard College, 2010.
Timothy J. S. Whitfeld and George D. Weiblen "Five New Ficus Species (Moraceae) from Melanesia," Harvard Papers in Botany 15(1), 1-10, (1 June 2010).
Published: 1 June 2010
Lowland rainforest
New Guinea
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