Ficus balete

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Ficus balete

Description

Tree up to 15 (or more?) m tall, hemi-epiphytic or (secondarily?) terrestrial. Leaves spirally arranged; stipules 1.5-2.5(-3) cm long, glabrous, caducous. Ovary reddish.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Philippines (Philippinespresent)
Malesia: Philippines.

Taxonomy

This species shows close affinities to F. archboldiana.

Citation

Sata - in Contr. Hort. Inst. Taihoku Imp. Univ. 1944: 187
Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1965: 23
Merr. - in Enum. Philipp. Flow. Pl. 1923: 55