Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Ficus pantoniana King
King, G. (1887) Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 55: 407. Type: New Guinea, H.O. Forbes, No. 185 ..
Fig; Fig, Climbing; Climbing Fig
Vine stem diameters to 6 cm recorded. Vascular rays visible in transverse sections of the bark.
Male flowers: Flowers produced towards the top of the fig among the bracts below the orifice. Male flowers normally produced when the figs are mature and seeds are ripe? Female flowers: Flowers mainly located in the basal part of the fig. Fig globular, about 1.2-1.5 cm diam. on a stalk about 6-11 mm long. Tepals about 0.4-0.5 mm long. Style and stigmas projecting beyond the tepals. Ovary enclosed in the tepals.
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Distribution and Ecology
Ficus pantoniana King var. pantoniana, The Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 18: 8(1960). Ficus nugentii Domin, Bibliotheca Botanica 89(4): 567(1921), Type: Kamerunga, J. L. Nugent; holo: BRI?. Ficus scandens var. australis F.M.Bailey, Queensland Agricultural Journal 1(5): 370(1897), Type: Range about Kamerunga, L.J. Nugent. Holo: BRI?.
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