Ficus saxophila

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Ficus saxophila

Description

Tree, hemi-epiphytic, secondarily terrestrial, sometimes becoming buttressed trees up to c. 35 m tall. internal hairs absent. Leaves spirally arranged; stipules 0.3-1 cm long, glabrous or (partly as on the margin) white puberulous to subtomentose, caducous. Ovary dark red-brown.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Jawa (Jawapresent); Lesser Sunda Is.present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysiapresent); New Guineapresent; Philippines (Philippinespresent); Sulawesi (Sulawesipresent); Thailand (Thailandpresent); Vietnam (Vietnampresent) Cebu: present Christmas Island: present Langkawi: present Luzon: present Negros: present Timor: present
Thailand, Vietnam, Christmas Island; in Malesia: Malay Peninsula (Langkawi), Java, Philippines (Luzon, Cebu, Negros), Celebes, Lesser Sunda Islands (Timor), New Guinea.

Citation

Sata - in Contr. Hort. Inst. Taihoku Imp. Univ. 1944: 537
Elmer - in Leafl. Philipp. Bot. 1908: 537
Merr. - in Philipp. J. Sci. 1906: 47
Miq. - in Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. 1867: 260, 287
Elmer - in Leafl. Philipp. Bot. 1937: 3478
Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1965: 6
Blume - in Ned. Ind. Blad. Diergen. 1927: 263, 335
Merr. - in Enum. Philipp. Flow. Pl. 1923: 65
Koord. - in Atlas. 1916: t. 702
Koord. & Valeton - in Bijdr. Boomsoort. Java. 1906: 56
King - in Sp. Ficus. 1887: t. 12
Decne. - in Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris. 1834: 493
Backer - in Blumea. 1948: 303