Ficus subgelderi

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Ficus subgelderi

Description

Tree up to c. 30 m tall, hemi-epiphytic or (secondarily?) terrestrial. internal hairs absent. Leaves spirally arranged; stipules (0.5-)1-1.5 cm long, whitish to yellowish (sub)sericeous to puberulous, caducous, often with a distinct median part. Ovary partly red (or entirely whitish).

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneopresent; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysiapresent); Sumatera (Sumaterapresent); Thailand (Thailandpresent)
Indochina, Thailand; in Malesia: Sumatra, Malay Peninsula, Borneo.

Taxonomy

The material included in var. rigida as defined by Corner (1960: 387) is heterogeneous; some specimens, including the type, belong to F. crassiramea subsp. crassiramea, some to F. pellucidopunctata, and the remainder to the new F. miqueliana.

Citation

Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1965: 17
Kochummen - in Tree Fl. Malaya. 1978: 157
Corner - in Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak. 2000: 222