Ficus kochummeniana


Tree up to 30 m tall, hemi-epiphytic or (secondarily?) terrestrial. internal hairs absent. Leaves spirally arranged; stipules 1-2.5 cm long, minutely white puberulous and with dark brown hairs, subpersistent or caducous. Ovary reddish to whitish.


Asia-Tropical:, Borneopresent; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysiapresent); Thailand (Thailandpresent) Western: present
Thailand; in Malesia: Sumatra (western), Malay Peninsula, Borneo.


This species differs from F. retusa, in which it was included as var. borneensis, e.g., in the longer petioles, the conspicuously prominent tertiary venation, the ± impressed lateral veins, the often acuminate apex of the lamina, and the often subpersistent stipules.


Corner - in Gard. Bull. Singapore. 1965: 20
Kochummen - in Tree Fl. Malaya. 1978: 154
Corner - in Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak. 2000: 298


Ficus kochummeniana C.C. Berg in Blumea 49: 468. 2004
    • =Ficus retusa var. borneensis Corner in Gard. Bull. Singapore 17: 393. 1960