Ficus pallescens was originally described as a variety of Ficus binnendijkii by Laman & Weiblen (1998). F. binnendijkii is the most common strangler at Gunung Palung, Ficus pallescens fig fruits ripen white to purple with spots whereas Ficus binnendijkii figs ripen orange to red without spots.
The leaves of Ficus pallescens are thinner longer and more lanceolate than Ficus binnendijkii. All photos by Tim Laman
Laman & Weiblen (1998) Figs of Gng Palung NP Kalimantan