Ficus altissima

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Comments

Vasilis Teodoridis:
Moraceae | Ficus

14. Ficus altissima Blume; Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 444. 1825.

??? gao shan rong

Trees; 25-30 m tall; d.b.h. 40-90 cm. Bark gray; smooth. Branchlets green; ca. 1 cm thick; pubescent. Stipules 2-3 cm; thickly leathery; with gray silky hairs. Petiole robust; 2-5 cm; leaf blade broadly ovate to broadly ovate-elliptic; 10-19 x 8-11 cm; thickly leathery; glabrous; base broadly cuneate; margin entire; apex obtuse; acute; basal lateral veins long; secondary veins 5-7 on each side of midvein; reticulate venation clearly defined in dry leaf. Figs axillary on leafy branchlets; paired; red or yellow when mature; ellipsoid-ovoid; 1.7-2.8 cm; sometimes pubescent when very young; glabrous when mature; apical pore navel-like; convex; sessile; involucral bracts hoodlike; covering young fig; caducous; apex broadly obtuse; scar ringlike. Male; gall; and female flowers within same fig. Male flowers: scattered; calyx lobes 4; transparent; membranous; stamen 1. Gall flowers: sepals 4; style subapical; long. Female flowers: sessile; sepals 4; style elongated. Achenes tuberculate. Fl. Mar-Apr; fr. May-Jul.

Mountains; plains; 100-2000 m. Guangdong; Guangxi; Hainan; Yunnan [Bhutan; India; Indonesia; Malaysia; Myanmar; Nepal; Philippines; Sikkim; Thailand; Vietnam].