Ficus punctata

Ficus punctata Lam.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Ficus punctata climbing up an Albizia tree
Dover; Secondary forest; 2010.

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Pearl’s Hill City Park; 2010.

Underside showing netted venation
Queenstown; 2010.

Obovate leaf form
Dover; Secondary forest; 2010.

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Off Alexandra Road; 2011.

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Off Alexandra Road; 2011.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

2 Comments »

  1. […] Closely related to Ficus punctata Lam.; Ficus ruginerva differs mainly in the more thickly coriaceous lamina with the main veins more or […]

  2. […] La petite plante achetée aux allures de miniature n’est en rien révélatrice de ce qu’elle est en réalité dans la nature. La petite touffe devient une grande plante qui étend ses rameaux à l’infini et forme une immense liane dans les pays où elle pousse à l’état naturel (Singapour, Malaisie, Taïwan, Asie du Sud-Est). Comme le montre cette photo empruntée à The Total Vascular Flora of Singapore Online. […]

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