Ficus glandifera figs on a tree growing next to the beach on Pulau Sangkalaki a small island in the Derawan Islands Archipelago  in East Kalimantan. This is the first record of a wild fig crossing from east to west across Wallace’s Line.

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Illustration from Berg & Corner (2005) by Ruth Crevel. Note that the fig sits in a distinctive cup made up of bracts and that the ostiole is slit shaped, both features typical of  figs in section Malvanthera.

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