Archive for Family: Moraceae

Artocarpus kemando

Artocarpus kemando Miq.

Recent Synonyms: None.

Status: Native; Endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Artocarpus kemando H18-5113
Mandai; 2011.

Advertisements

Leave a Comment

Ficus ruginervia

Ficus ruginervia Corner

Recent Synonyms: Ficus callicarpa Miq. var. crassinervia Corner

Status: Native; Presumed extinct.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Habit

Central Catchment Nature Reserve, 2011.

Leaves: Distichous, asymmetric, coriaceous (leathery).

Leafy twigs

Central Catchment Nature Reserve, 2011.

Branch: Branchlets drying brown to blackish; Leafy twigs solid, brownish to whitish puberulous to subtomentose

Figs: Couliflorous on leafless branchlets; Orange to red to blackish at maturity.

Habitat: In the forest as a climber (or on rocks as a creeper); From sea level up to 1500m.

Occurrence: Central Catchment Nature Reserve.

Distribution: Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo.

Similar species: Closely related to Ficus punctata; Ficus ruginerva differs mainly in the more thickly coriaceous lamina with the main veins more or less impressed above.

Reference:

Berg, C. C. & E. J. H. Corner, 2005. Moraceae. Flora Malesiana, Series I, 17(2): 730pp.

Keng, H. S. C. Chin & H. T. W. Tan, 1990. The Concise Flora of Singapore: Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons. Singapore University Press, Singapore. 222 pp.

Leave a Comment

Ficus consociata

Ficus consociata Blume

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Strangler.

IMG_5560
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2011.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Plants of Southeast Asia website

Leave a Comment

Ficus grossularioides

Ficus grossularioides Burm. f. var. grossularioides

Recent Synonyms: Ficus alba Reinw. ex Blume

Status: Native, Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.


South Buona Vista Road; Edge of Secondary Forest; 2011.


South Buona Vista Road; Edge of Secondary Forest; 2011.


South Buona Vista Road; Edge of Secondary Forest; 2011.


South Buona Vista Road; Edge of Secondary Forest; 2011.

Other Information:

Common Name: White-leaved fig.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

(2) Plants of Southeast Asia website

Leave a Comment

Ficus sagittata

Ficus sagittata Vahl

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Root climber.

P1070330
Orange Groove Road; 2011.

P1070331
Orange Groove Road; 2011.

P1070328
Orange Groove Road; 2011.

P1070329
Orange Groove Road; 2011.

Leaves: Stem, petiole, mid and secondary veins hairy. Heart-shaped base.

Leave a Comment

Ficus xylophylla

Ficus xylophylla Wall. ex Miq.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Strangler.

IMG_1175
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

IMG_1177
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

Leave a Comment

Ficus chartacea

Ficus chartacea Wall. ex King

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Vulnerable.

Growth Form or Habit: Shrub.

IMG_1605
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

IMG_1606
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

IMG_1607
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

IMG_1608
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

Leave a Comment

Older Posts »