Ficus virens var. sublanceolata —White Fig—MORACEAE

Ficus virens

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Habitat—A strangler or on rock outcrops in lowland subtropical rainforest.

Distribution—North from the Clarence River New South Wales, Queensland, Northern territory and Western Australia.

Description— Medium–sized to large tree, often a strangler.

Local occurrences

Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney

Leaves.— Simple, alternate, pointed rolled stipules, latex present; oblong–elliptic to ovate or lanceolate, mostly 5 to 20 cm long, 2.5 to 6 cm wide, apex acuminate, base truncate to ± cordate, glabrous, rather thin; secondary and fine veins prominent, 8 to 10 pairs of secondary veins; petiole 2.5 to 6 cm long; stipules 0.5 to 1 cm long, finely hairy.

Ficus virens
Ficus virens

Fruit—Figs c. 10 mm diam., pinkish brown to white; mostly borne amongst leaves, ± sessile, usually paired.

Ripe.—June to August.