Ficus tinctoria var gibbosa is the most widespread  fig in the Kota Kinabalu area. Often seen as an epiphyte growing on trees , it also establishes in cracks in concrete buildings and in blocked gutters.  Alternatively it may grow as a small stand alone tree .The small orange figs are eaten by bulbuls and glossy starlings. This individual shown above is growing on a derelict building site (the failed Borneo Hotel project at Tg Aru beach).

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Sapling Ficus tinctoria var gibbosa growing in a concrete crack next to the Sutera Harbour Yacht Marina

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Ficus tinctoria var gibbosa growing in a derelict shop lot near to Tong Hing Supermarket in Kota Kinabalu.

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Ficus tinctoria var gibbosa covered in small red figs growing next to the Sabah Muzium in Kota Kinabalu.
Ficus tinctoria var gibbosa leaves and ripe fig fruit.
Ficus tinctoria var gibbosa on old building at Tg Aru beach.

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