Ficus kerkhovenii

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Ficus kerkhovenii

Description

Tree up to 45 m tall, hemi-epiphytic or (secondarily?) terrestrial. internal hairs absent. Leaves spirally arranged; stipules (0.5-)1-2 cm long, glabrous, caducous. Ovary partly red.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneopresent; Jawa (Jawapresent); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysiapresent); Philippines (Philippinespresent); Sumatera (Sumaterapresent) Banka: present Luzon: present Riouw: present
Malesia: Sumatra (incl. Banka and Riouw), Malay Peninsula, Java, Borneo, Philippines (Luzon?).

Notes

According to Corner (1965: 15) the species is also present in the Philippines (Luzon), but that cannot be confirmed.

Citation

Koord. - in Atlas Baumart. Java. 1916: t. 714
Backer & Bakh.f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: (sub F. altissima Blume)
Sata - in Contr. Hort. Inst. Taihoku Imp. Univ. 1944: 203
Corner, Wayside Trees. 1940: f. 251, t. 200 (‘Johore Fig’)
Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1965: 15
Valeton, Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak. 2000: 233
Kochummen - in Tree Fl. Malaya. 1978: 149
Merr. - in Enum. Philipp. Flow. Pl. 1923: 55
Vreede - in Ann. Bot. Gard. Buitenzorg. 1949: 146