Moraceae Gaudich.
Ficus L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 2: 1059 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
Linnaeus, C. (1754), Genera Plantarum Edn. 5: 482 [secondary reference]
Willdenow, C.L. (1806), Species Plantarum Edn. 4, 4(2): 1138 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1861), Sixth Systematic Index of the Plants indigenous to the Colony of Victoria. Victoria - Parliamentary Papers- Votes and Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly: 18 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 21 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Covellia Gasp. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Urostigma Gasp. legitimate
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 485 [secondary reference]
Britton, N.L. (1918), Flora of Bermuda: 101 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: Ficus carica L.
Black, J.M. (1924), Casuarinaceae - Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia 2: 156 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: Latin name of the fig-tree and its fruit.
Black, J.M. (January 1948), Casuarinaceae-Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 2: 260 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Latin name of the fig-tree and its fruit."
Corner, E.J.H. (1960), Taxonomic Notes on Ficus Linn., Asia and Australasia I. Subgen. Urostigma (Gasp.) Miq. The Gardens' Bulletin, Singapore 17: 368-485 [secondary reference]
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 299 [secondary reference]
common name: Fig [n/a]
Cronquist, A.J. (1981), An Integrated System of Classification of Flowering Plants: 197, 198 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 152 [secondary reference]
Womersley, J.S. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Moraceae. Flora of Central Australia: 16 [secondary reference]
Ross, E.M. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1984), Moraceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 1: 56-59 [secondary reference]
Rye, B.L. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Moraceae. Flora of the Perth Region 1: 70 [secondary reference]
Chew, W.-L. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1989), Moraceae. Flora of Australia 3: 26-68 APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Mastosuke Raf. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Covellia Gasp. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Urostigma Gasp. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Sycomorus Gasp. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Pharmacosycea Miq. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA (native and naturalised), ChI, NT (native and naturalised), SA (native and naturalised), Qld (native and naturalised), NSW (native and naturalised), LHI, NI (doubtfully naturalised), Vic (native and doubtfully naturalised)
Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Moraceae. Flora of New South Wales 1: 343-346 [secondary reference]
Brummitt, R.K. (1992), Vascular Plant Families and Genera: 445 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Urostigma Gasp. legitimate
Brummitt, R.K. (1992), Vascular Plant Families and Genera: 116, 263 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Mastosuke Raf. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Covellia Gasp. legitimate
Wheeler, J.R. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Moraceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 77-78 [secondary reference]
Du Puy, D.J. (1993), Moraceae. Flora of Australia 50: 86 [secondary reference]
Rohwer, J.G. in Kubitzki, K. (ed.) (1993), Moraceae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 2: 452 [secondary reference]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 64 [secondary reference]
Entwisle, T.J. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1996), Moraceae. Flora of Victoria 3: 80 [secondary reference]
Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2000), Moraceae. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 1: 343 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R., Marchant, N.G. & Lewington, M. (2002), Dicotyledons. Flora of the South West 2: 681 [secondary reference]
Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (2004), Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest: 322 [secondary reference]
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 336-338 [secondary reference]