ABOVE: The narrow leaved juvenile variety of Ficus maclellandii a very common house plant in the EU. Plant nurseries call this fig Ficus binnendijkii. This fig is growing in the Princess of Wales Conservatory at Kew Gardens UK. Note the absence of a pair of prominent basal veins which would be distinctive for the juvenile form of F. binnendijkii.
Note that F. binnendijkii is not normally grown as a houseplant.
For sycophants (fig lovers) Kew Gardens in London UK grows a number of interesting figs in the Tropical House and the Princes of Wales Conservatory.
Below is a list of figs that grow in the Princes of Wales Conservatory at Kew Gardens in London.
Ficus hispida (Kalimantan native)
Ficus pumila (Introduced to Borneo)
Ficus villosa (Native and common throughout Borneo)
Ficus rubra (Australian strangler)
Ficus socotrana (Confined to the desert island of Socotra off the coast of Yemen.
Ficus elastica (Introduced to Borneo)