Ficus cordatula

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Ficus cordatula

Description

Tree up to 20 (or more?) m tall, hemi-epiphytic or (secondarily?) terrestrial. internal hairs present, also on the pedicels. Leaves spirally arranged; stipules 1-1.5 cm long, (sparsely) yellowish sericeous, caducous, often with a distinct median part. Ovary partly red(dish) to whitish.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Philippines (Philippinespresent) north-eastern: present
Malesia: Philippines, Celebes (north-eastern).

Morphology

This species is distinct by the abundant hairs inside the fig receptacle, not only on the wall, but also on the pedicels.

Citation

Sata - in Contr. Hort. Inst. Taihoku Imp. Univ. 1944: 206
Sata - in Contr. Hort. Inst. Taihoku Imp. Univ. 1944: 210
Merr. - in Enum. Philipp. Flow. Pl. 1923: 50
Sata - in Contr. Hort. Inst. Taihoku Imp. Univ. 1944: 210
Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1965: 14
Merr. - in Enum. Philipp. Flow. Pl. 1923: 47
Sata - in Contr. Hort. Inst. Taihoku Imp. Univ. 1944: 212
Sata - in Contr. Hort. Inst. Taihoku Imp. Univ. 1944: 212
Merr. - in Enum. Philipp. Flow. Pl. 1923: 65
Merr. - in Enum. Philipp. Flow. Pl. 1923: 66