Ficus obliqua

Ficus obliqua

Ficus oblique

(Small-leafed Fig)

FAMILY

Moraceae

Species

Ficus obliqua

Common name

Small-leafed Fig

Fruit colour, life form

Figs yellow-orange, orange; tree

Campus

Townsville

Description

This is a strangler fig. There is a copious white exudate from broken parts. Stipules from 15-30 mm long, leaves 5-12 x 1.5-5 cm. Figs paired, about 1 cm diameter, at maturity yellowish-orange to orange red, often with dark spots.