JAPANESE FIG Ficus erecta Thunb. (1786) SECTION: FICUS
Habit: Shrub to 5m, often cultivated as a pot plant in Indonesia, Taiwan and Japan but rarely seen in Borneo.
Leaf: Very variable. Usually oblong 5-18 cm long by 1.5-8.5 cm wide.
Fig: Medium sized up to 2 cm diameter with a variable length peduncle (stalk) abd prominent bracts over the ostiole. The fig ripens orange to dark purple.
Range: Japan, China, Korea, Okinawa, Taiwan.