A fine Ficus pallescens growing next to the Sg. Mokodou near Ranau on the edge of the Kinabalu Park in Sabah.
Professional botanist Postar Miun from the SAN Herbarium shows the scale.
Note the unusual yellow latex. Most figs produce white latex. We do not have enough data at present to decide if the colour of the latex varies between species or if it is affected by minerals in the soil.
All photos by Shuai LIAO. Collection #20190351 taken on 25 March 2019.