Ficus glaberrima

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Ficus glaberrima

Description

Tree up to 30 (or more) m tall, hemi-epiphytic or (secondarily?) terrestrial. internal hairs absent. Leaves spirally arranged; stipules 1-1.5(-1.7) cm long, (sub)glabrous, caducous. Ovary partly red.

Distribution

Andaman Islands: present Asia-Temperate:, Hainan (Hainanpresent) Asia-Tropical:, Indiapresent; Jawa (Jawapresent); Lesser Sunda Is.present; Sumatera (Sumaterapresent); Thailand (Thailandpresent) Myanmar: present Sumbawa: present southern China: present
India, Myanmar (incl. Andaman Islands),southern China (incl. Hainan), Indochina, Thailand; in Malesia: Sumatra (northern), Java, Lesser Sunda Islands (Sumbawa).

Notes

1
Variety bracteata Corner () is included in F. lawesii, which is reinstated as a species; see also p. 664.
3According to Corner’s description, the basal bracts form a 3-4 mm long calyptrate structure before they are shed. 2The absence in the Malay Peninsula is remarkable.

Citation

Blume - in Fl. Brit. India. 1888: 506
Backer & Bakh.f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 33
King - in Sp. Ficus. 1887: t. 43k
Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1965: 17
Miq. - in Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. 1867: 263, 286
Kurz - in Forest Fl. Burma. 1877: 443
Blume - in J. Arnold Arbor. 1952: 225
F. Heide - in Ann. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg. 1927: t. 7, 8
Rehder - in J. Arnold Arbor. 1936: 73
Rehder - in J. Arnold Arbor. 1936: 73
Koord. - in Atlas Baumart. Java. 1916: t. 710, 711
Griff. - in Ic. Pl. Asiat. 1854: t. 559
Merr. - in Lingn. Sci. J. 1937: 79
Renner - in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 1907: 381
Koord. & Valeton - in Bijdr. Boomsoort. Java. 1906: 75
Gagnep. - in Fl. Indo-Chine. 1928: 770