The photo shows the the ripe figs of Ficus pisocarpa. Note the obvious ostiole (hole) at the bottom of the fig.
This small strangler was photographed at 1080 m in cloud forest next to the main trail to Gunung Lucia in Tawau Hills Park in east Sabah.
All photos by Chun Xing Wong of 1StopBorneo Wildlife
|Status||Common lowland forest||Common lowland forest|
|Size||Small strangler||Small strangler|
|Basal veins||Very distinct||Only slightly distinct|
|Basal veins||Up to 50% of leaf length||Up to 25% of leaf length|
|Side veins||3-6 pairs||6-12 pairs|
|Side veins||Obvious and sunken||Obscure flat|
|Leaf side||Revolute (edge turned under)||Flat|
|Leaf shape||Oval to oblong||Oblong|
|Fig ostiole||Open with plain rim||Open with red/pink rim|
|Fig color||Yellow||Pale green/white yellow|
|Fig shape||Small round||Medium oblong|