ABOVE. Ficus ixoroides growing next to the river in the Bario Highlands of NE Sarawak
Ficus ixoroides is very rare rheophytic fig endemic to Borneo. The long thin leaves are adapted to withstand fast flowing rivers in flood.
Location: River between Pa Lungan to Pa Umor in the Bario Highlands of NE Sarawak. Co-ordinates 3.761009 115.526397.
Photos by Astrid Cruaud and Jean-Yves Rasplus.