, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 270–273 | Cite as

Ficus lacunata (Moraceae), a new species from pluvial montane forest of northwest Ecuador

  • Trond Arne Kvitvik


Ficus lacunata Kvitvik, a new species of subgen.Pharmacosycea sect.Pharmacosycea collected in the provinces of Carchi, Imbabura, and Pichincha in Ecuador, shows affinities to bothFicus macbridei Standl. andFicus tonduzii Standl. but differs distinctly in leaf and syconium characters.

Key words

Moraceae Ficus Pharmacosycea Ecuador 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Trond Arne Kvitvik
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  1. 1.Botanical InstituteUniversity of BergenBergenNorway

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