Ficus racemosa

Ficus racemosa

Image of Ficus racemosa

(Cluster Fig)

FAMILY

Moraceae

Species

Ficus racemosa

Common name

Cluster Fig

Fruit colour; life form

Figs red; tree

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

This fig is easily recognised by the large clusters of figs that are borne on short branches off the trunk, it is cauliflorous. These figs change from green to red as they mature. The stem appears rough because of the remains of these old inflorescences.