This curious juvenile fig growing in the BORA rhino orchard at Tabin is believed  to be Ficus cucurbitina an unusual rare fig of primary forest with very distinctive fig fruit covered in sharp spines. Unfortunately it is too young to fruit at present.

Photos taken by Anthea Phillipps on 8 November 2019.

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01 Ficus cucurbitina BORA. Tabin 6-10 Nov. AP (651).JPG

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