Ficus globosa

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Ficus globosa

Description

Climber, or hemi-epiphytic shrub or treelet. internal hairs absent. Leaves spirally arranged; stipules 0.5-1.5(-6) cm long, with sparse to dense dark brown appressed indumentum or subglabrous, caducous. Ovary partly reddish.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneopresent; Jawa (Jawapresent); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysiapresent); Sumatera (Sumaterapresent); Thailand (Thailandpresent) Banka: present Myanmar: present
Myanmar, Thailand; in Malesia: Sumatra (incl. Riouw, Lingga, Banka), Malay Peninsula, Java, Borneo.

Morphology

The presence of dark brown appressed minute hairs on the leafy twigs and fig receptacles is characteristic. Similar indumentum is found in some other species, in particular F. kochummeniana.

Citation

Kochummen - in Tree Fl. Malaya. 1978: 147
Miq. - in Fl. Ind. Bat. 1859: 336
Blume - in Fl. Brit. India. 1888: 503
Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1965: 12
Burkill, Dict. Econ. Prod. Malay Penins. 1935: 1010
Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1960: 380
Kurz - in Forest Fl. Burma. 1877: 441
Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1965: 12, 98
Backer & Bakh.f. - in Fl. Java. 1965: 22, 30, 33
Miq. - in Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. 1867: 262, 285
Koord. & Valeton - in Bijdr. Boomsoort. Java. 1906: 88
Ridl. - in Fl. Malay Penins. 1924: 333
Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1960: 380
King - in Sp. Ficus. 1887: t. 25
Miq. - in Fl. Ind. Bat. 1859: 337
Merr., Enum. Born. 1921: 224
H.J.P. Winkl. - in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 1913: 361
Blume - in Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak. 2000: 246
Koord. - in Atlas Baumart. Java. 1916: t. 718