ABOVE: The Building with the red roof is the Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort at Tanjung Aru beach, a public park in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. In the background is Pulau Sulug, one of five islands in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park opposite Kota Kinabalu.
Ficus racemosa fruits almost continuously throughout the year with a crop ripening every six weeks. In between these major fruiting episodes there are always a few ripe fig fruits on the tree. The fruits of this tree in the car park of the Shangrila Tg Aru resort are eaten by small fruit bats at night. The fruit of river bank trees are eaten by whiskered catfish after they fall into the river .
Ficus racemosa leaves. The small narrow pointed leaves distinguish this fig from the other figs in Borneo with cauliferous figs such as Ficus variegata.