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Ficus Bussei

Family: Moraceae
GIR: Mugandi

A fine fig growing to 25 m along the coastal strip. Trunk fluted at base, bark grey. Often has aerial roots. Fruit green with whitish warts, attracting birds, bats and monkeys. Reasonably fast-growing.

Larval food to:

  • Cyrestis camillus, -the African map butterfly
  • Myrina silenus – common fig blue

Available -Kivukoni Indigenous Tree Nursery


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