Ficus stolonifera photographed by Elliot Gardner on 11 February 2020 at Rumah Mamut at Kapit District in central Sarawak. Collection # EG823.
Spot Characters for Ficus stolonifera one of 10 earth figs found in Borneo
- Leaf almost symmetric without any auricle at the base of the leaf.
- Leaf is glaborous (smooth and shiny) above and entire (without a toothed edge)
- The drip tip is normal not extended into a long tail as with most earth figs.
- The fig is small, roundish and soft with only a few tiny isolated hairy bracts on the surface of the fig..
- The fig ripens green to white to pink.
These photos were taken as part of a project entitled Ethnobotany and ethnotaxonomy of Moraceae in Sarawak supported by the National Parks Board of Singapore.