Ficus bracteata

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Ficus bracteata

Description

Tree up to 15 m tall, hemi-epiphytic or (secondarily?) terrestrial. internal hairs present, short, crinkled, and brown. Leaves spirally arranged; stipules 2-6 cm long, ± densely brown floccose-tomentose to -subvillous, subpersistent. Ovary red.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneopresent; Cambodia (Cambodiapresent); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysiapresent); Sumatera (Sumaterapresent); Thailand (Thailandpresent); Vietnam (Vietnampresent)
Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam; in Malesia: Sumatra, Malay Peninsula, Borneo (?).

Notes

1The species shows close affinities to F. consociata from which it clearly differs in the ± sunken ostiole. 2The presence in Borneo (see Corner 1965: 15) is not certain as no records could be found.

Citation

Miq. - in Fl. Brit. India. 1888: 501
Ridl. - in Fl. Malay Penins. 1924: 331
Merr., Enum. Born. 1921: 221
King - in Sp. Ficus. 1887: t. 19
Boerl. - in Bull. Inst. Bot. Buitenzorg. 1900: 28
Koord. - in Atlas Baumart. Java. 1916: t. 705
Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1965: 15
Kochummen - in Tree Fl. Malaya. 1978: 141
Burkill, Dict. Econ. Prod. Malay Penins. 1935: 1005