82c. Ficus tinctoria subsp. gibbosa (Blume) Corner, Gard. Bull. Singapore. 17: 476. 1960.
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Ficus gibbosa Blume, Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 466. 1825; F. cuspidifera Miquel; F. gibbosa var. cuspidifera (Miquel) King; F. gibbosa var. parasitica (Willdenow) King; F. gibbosa var. rigida Miquel; F. michelii H. Léveillé; F. parasitica Willdenow; F. pseudobotryoides H. Léveillé & Vaniot; F. reticulata Thunberg; F. rhomboidalis H. Léveillé & Vaniot; F. tinctoria subsp. parasitica (Wildenow) Corner.
Trees or shrubs, epiphytic. Leaf blade of various shapes and sizes, ovate-elliptic to ± rhombic, strongly asymmetric, less than 13 × 5 on large trees, more than 13 × 5-6 cm when epiphytic, ± leathery, abaxially puberulent and not brown when dry, adaxially rough but becoming smooth with age, margin entire or toothed even on same tree; secondary veins 5-7 on each side of midvein, yellow green when dry. Figs globose, 1-8 mm in diam. Fl. and fr. Jun-Jul.
Moist valleys, on rocks. Fujian, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Taiwan, SE Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam].
The well-known taxon Ficus parasitica is included here, together with its many synonyms, because it only differs in minor, quantitative characters, most notably rather larger leaves and figs.