Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Ficus subpuberula Corner
Corner, E.J.H. (1959) Gardens Bulletin Singapore 17: 403. Type: Western Australia, York Sound, A. Cunningham s.n.; holo: K; iso: U. Fide Dixon et al. (2001).
Fig, Rock Breaker; Fig; Rock Breaker Fig
Tree to 13 m tall, a lithophytic fig growing over rocks.
Leaf blades 2.7-14.3 x 1-7 cm, widely ovate to ovate, widely elliptic to elliptic, to lanceolate; base cuneate, obtude, rounded or cordate. Petioles 0.7-8 cm long, glabrous to minutely hairy. Stipules about 2-6.5 cm long, glabrous to minutely hairy. Petioles and twigs produce a milky exudate. Leafy twigs glabrous or minutely hairy.
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Endemic to Australia. Occurs in WA, NT and in NEQ it extends to the Lawn Hill area in western Queensland. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 200 m. Grows in monsoon forest, usually in rocky situations.