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2. Ficus geniculata Kurz, Forest Fl. Burma. 2: 447. 1877.

曲枝榕 qu zhi rong

Description from Flora of China

Ficus tenii H. Léveillé.

Trees, evergreen, glabrous except stipules. Branchlets pale yellow when dry, strong, slightly curved. Stipules broadly ovate, ca. 1 cm, pubescent. Leaves clustered apically on branchlets; petiole 2-7 cm, glabrous; leaf blade ± elliptic to broadly ovate, 4.5-11 × 3-8 cm, adaxially glabrous and shiny when dry, base broadly cuneate to rounded, apex mucronate; secondary veins 5-12 on each side of midvein, raised on both surfaces. Figs axillary on short woody branchlets or on leafless older branchlets, in clusters of 2-4, red when mature, depressed globose, 5-7 mm in diam., with conspicuous interfloral bristles, tuberculate, sessile or subsessile; involucral bracts broadly ovate. Male, gall, and female flowers within same fig. Male flowers: few, near apical pore; calyx lobes connate; stamen 1; filament short; anther broadly ovoid. Gall and female flowers: calyx lobes 2 or 3, lanceolate; style in female flowers longer than in gall flowers. Fl. Apr-May, fr. Jun-Jul.

Mountains, plains.Medium elevations. Hainan, Sichuan, Yunnan [Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim, Thailand, Vietnam].


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