Ficus pallescens photographed next to Jalan Fabia at the Rainforest Discovery Center, Sepilok by Xin-Xin ZHOU on 24 Jan 2020. Collection # 20190456.
Compare with these photos taken 4 months earlier of the same fig by Shuai LIAO.
Note 3 distinctive features of Ficus pallescens which distinguish this fig from Ficus sumatrana.
- The figs ripen white to pink NOT orange to red.
- The basal bracts are relatively short compared to the larger basal bracts of Ficus sumatrana.
- The ostiole is perforate (open).