Description: A latex-containing, root-climbing fig covered with soft villous hairs on its vegetative parts. Young plants typically creeping prostrately up trunks or on ground. Mature plants may dangle vine-like stems across trunks and shrubs. Foliage is alternate, stalked leaves have thickly leathery leaf blades that are 9–30 by 4.5–11 cm, elliptical to ovate, with rounded or slightly heart-shaped bases when matured, and sunken venation on its upper surfaces. Its young leaves have leaf blades that are very hairy, and softer, red to greenish orange. Stems are woody, flexible, covered with fine hairs, inconspicuously hidden behind leaves. All parts oif plant leak white latex when bruised. Flowers are tiny, cream-coloured, massed together on inside of syconium wall. Syconia produced in clusters on stem nodes and leaf axils. Species is dioecious, with male and female flowers found on separate plants. Flowers pollinated by symbiont fig wasps.4
Accession # 201800079
Source: Dylan Hannon HBG 95971
COLL: Malaysia; Borneo, Sabah, Mt. Kinabalu.
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