Ficus drupacea  growing next to the Rain Forest entrance at the Tenom Agricultural Park in Sabah, which is also next to the entrance to the (living) Crop Museum. The leaves of this individual fig tree are particularly large Ficus drupacea IMG_1592

In Borneo Ficus drupacea is normally confined to coastal districts where it is  one of the the most common stranglers. This individual fig tree was brought  to Tenom  as a seedling from Tg Aru beach near Kota Kinabalu around 20 years ago.

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Note the large hairy stipule and the  woolly fluff growing on the underside of the leaves typical of Ficus drupacea.

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