Ficus hirta

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Ficus hirta

Description

Shrub or tree up to 15 m tall. internal hairs abundant to sparse, whitish. Leaves spirally arranged (to subdistichous); stipules 0.8-2(-4) cm long, ciliolate and with stiff appressed to ± patent pale to dark brown hairs on or also along the keel or also finely white appressed-puberulous to sericeous towards the margins, or sometimes the whole surface yellow to brown sericeous to subhirsute, caducous (or subpersistent).

Taxonomy

The species is very variable. Four (major) infraspecific entities can be recognized for the Malesian region; they are treated as subspecies.

Citation

Gagnep. - in Fl. Indo-Chine. 1928: 804
Ochse & Bakh., Veg. Dutch East Indies. 1931: 500
Vahl - in Fl. Brit. India. 1888: 531
Backer & Bakh.f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 29
Gagnep. - in Fl. Indo-Chine. 1928: 817
M.F. Barrett - in Am. Midl. Nat. 1951: incl. var. typica M.F. Barrett
Koord. & Valeton - in Bijdr. Boomsoort. Java. 1906: 250
Kuntze - in Rev. Gen. Pl. 1891: 627
Hand.-Mazz. - in Symb. Sin. 1929: 99
Solms - in Bot. Zeit. 1885: t. V, t. 22-27
F.B. Forbes & Hemsl. - in J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 1899: 462
Kurz - in Forest Fl. Burma. 1877: 449
Blume, Bijdr. 1825: 476
Koord. - in Atlas Baumart. Java. 1918: t. 774
Miq. - in London J. Bot. 1848: 456
Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1965: 45
Chun - in Sunyatsenia. 1934: 225
Miq. - in Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. 1867: 290
Vahl - in Fl. Ind. Bat. 1859: t. 18
King - in Sp. Ficus. 1888: t. 188
Benth., Fl. Hongk. 1861: 329