Ficus chartacea  photographed by Elliot Gardner along the trail to the temple on 17 February 2020  at Matang near Kuching, Sarawak.  Collection #EG 894.

Identified by the following spot characters;

  • Thin papery leaves
  • White spots on the leaf. See orange arrow.
  • Short, sharply pointed, smooth stipule
  • Pale underside to the leaves.
  • Small understorey shrub

The photos were taken as part of a project entitled Ethnobotany and ethnotaxonomy of Moraceae in Sarawak supported by the National Parks Board of Singapore.

Ficus sp sapling EG894 specimen - Copy 01

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Ficus sp sapling EG894 b.JPG

Ficus sp sapling EG894 b - Copy 01.JPG

Ficus sp sapling EG894 a.JPG