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Ficus albipila, 5 minutes boat ride south of Sukau, Kinabatangan River, Sabah. Note the pale shiny straight trunk and the strongly upright branches.
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Our fig survey party included two very experienced local field botanists seconded from the Sabah Forest Department to do an orangutan plant food survey for HUTAN an Orangutan Research NGO based on the Kinabtangan River.
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Ficus albipila, Sukau. In late December 2016  we could recognize several Ficus albipila trees along the Kinabatangan river by (1) Their large size, (2) Straight pale trunk, (3) Upright uneven branches (4) Large  heavily predated leaves (5) Some bare branches. We suspected that they were just  about to renew their leaves.
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Ficus albipila, Sukau. Some twigs were already bare. All the Ficus albipila trees we saw were in the same state and therefore easy to recognise.
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Ficus albipila, Sukau. Leaves collected from the base of the tree photographed above. Note that the surface of the leaf is slightly shiny (glaborous).