Ficus virens var. sublanceolata

Ficus virens var. sublanceolata

Ficus virens subsp. lanceolata

(White Fig)

FAMILY

Moraceae

Species

Ficus virens var. sublanceolata

Common name

White Fig

Fruit colour; life form

Figs green to white; tree

Campus

Townsville

Description

This native species can form a large banyan or strangling fig, there is specimen near the bridge leading from the Library. The aerial roots usually thicken after they make contact with the ground. The leaves are from 8-19 cm long and 3-6 cm wide, with a whitish midrib. Stipules are less than 1 cm long. The figs are in pairs and greenish-white to brown with spots. Latex is present.