Ficus cucurbitina

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Ficus cucurbitina

Description

Tree up to 15(-40) m tall, hemi-epiphytic or (secondarily?) terrestrial. internal hairs absent. Leaves spirally arranged; stipules (0.5-)1-2 cm long, brown strigose to subsericeous, caducous, often with a distinct median part. Ovary partly red(dish).

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneopresent; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysiapresent); Philippines (Philippinespresent); Thailand (Thailandpresent) Mindanao: present Samar: present
Thailand; in Malesia: Malay Peninsula, Borneo, Philippines (Mindanao, Samar).

Morphology

The basal bracts are relatively large in the Philippines, sometimes up to 1.2 cm long.

Citation

Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1965: 14
Merr. - in Enum. Philipp. Flow. Pl. 1923: 51
Merr., Enum. Born. 1921: 222
Kochummen - in Tree Fl. Malaya. 1978: 144
Sata - in Contr. Hort. Inst. Taihoku Imp. Univ. 1944: 209
King - in Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak. 2000: 229