Ficus benjamina fruiting at the Kota Kinabalu Wetland Centre. Ficus benjamina is one of the most common urban fig trees  as it is frequently planted by the KK Town Board as an ornamental and later dispersed by Glossy Starlings and Yellow-vented Bulbuls.
Ficus benjamina typically have plain penniveined leaves in which the numkerous thin  parallel veins are hardly visible. The ” weeping” branches  are floppy and hang down which makes this fig tree easy to recognise from a distance.
Ficus benjamina fig fruit ripen green to yellow to red and typically grow in pairs at the leaf bases.
This is another very common urban fig used in town landscaping but these hevaily pruned and shaped bushes  are an ornamental variety of Ficus microcarpa and only fruit very rarely.

Kota Kinabalu