Ficus benjamina

Species:Ficus benjamina L.
Status:Not Native
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Sub Class
Genus Ficus
Species Ficus benjamina L. - WEEPING FIG


Citation FICUS BENJAMINA Linnaeus, Mant. Pl. 129. 1767.
Basionym: **
Type: INDIA: Without data (lectotype: Rheede, Hort. Malab. 1: t. 26. 1678. Lectotypified by A. C. Smith, Fl. Vit. Nova 2: 175. 1981.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Lee FLAS  
Miami-Dade USF  
Monroe Keys USF  
St. Lucie FSU  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Ficus pyrifolia Ficus pyrifolia Salisbury, Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 16. 1796, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Ficus benjamina Linnaeus 1767. 
Urostigma benjaminum Urostigma benjaminum (Linnaeus) Miquel, London J. Bot. 6: 583. 1847.BASIONYM: Ficus benjamina Linnaeus 1767. 
Ficus nitida Ficus nitida Thunberg, Ficus 5, 10-11, 15. 1786.  
Ficus retusa var. nitida Ficus retusa Linnaeus, var. nitida (Thunberg) Miquel, Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno- Batavi 3: 267. 1867.BASIONYM: Ficus nitida Thunberg 1786. 
Urostigma nitidum Urostigma nitidum (Thunberg) Miquel, London J. Bot. 6: 582. 1847.BASIONYM: Ficus nitida Thunberg 1786. 


Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 12 Apr 1969 R. W. Long 2840
USA Florida Monroe Co. 27 Jul 1981 W. C. Brumbach 9711
USA Florida Lee Co. 02 Apr 1978 W. C. Brumbach 9352 CULTIVATED.
USA Florida Monroe Co. 31 Dec 1969 O. K. Lakela 31986 CULTIVATED.
USA Florida Collier Co. 02 Feb 1967 G. R. Cooley 11860 CULTIVATED.
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 29 Jul 1983 A. Herndon 850 CULTIVATED.
Jamaica Middlesex Co. St. Catherine Par. 15 Nov 1953 G. R. Proctor 8176
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