Ficus corneri is an unusual rare liana fig that is found in virgin hill forest slopes throughout Borneo. The underside of the leaves are a pale white/cream or grey. The upper sides are dark green but also dry pale cream in herbarium collections.
This article illustrates two separate collections of Ficus corneri made in the Mensalong Forest Reserve in July 2019. Mensalong FR lies just east of the Ranau – Kota Marudu Road in central Sabah. Mensalong Forest Reserve is just east of the northern section of Kinabalu Park.
Photographs by Suzika Juiling a Postgraduate MSc student at the Universiti of Sabah, Malaysia.
Collection location 01: 6° 12′ 54.89” N, 116° 47′ 59.38” E; Alt: 677.88 m asl.
Collection location 02: 6° 14′ 49.8948” N, 116° 49′ 8.22” E; Alt: 885.07 m asl.