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Ficus fusuiensis

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs, to 2 m tall. Branchlets slender, sparsely pubescent. Stipules lanceolate, ca. 1 cm or more, membranous. Petiole 3-7 mm, sparsely covered with short pubescence; leaf blade grayish green when dry, oblanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, 5.5-15 × 4-4.5 cm, glabrous or sparsely pubescent, abaxially and on margin with barbed hairs, base cuneate to ± obtuse, margin entire, apex acuminate to caudate with a 5-10 cm cauda; basal lateral veins very short, secondary veins 6-10 on each side of midvein. Figs axillary on normal leafy shoots, solitary or paired, conic-ellipsoid, 1-1.2 × 0.8-1 cm, base attenuate into a short stalk, carpodermis without stone cells; peduncle ca. 5 mm; involucral bracts ovate-triangular; apical bracts red, erect. Male flowers: near apical pore or scattered, pedicellate; calyx lobes 4, oblanceolate; stamens 2. Gall flowers: many, below male flowers, pedicellate; calyx lobes 4, ovate-lanceolate; ovary stipitate, ± globose; style lateral, short; stigma funnelform. Fr. Jun.

* Forests, along streams, valleys; ca. 300 m. SW Guangxi (Fusui).


 

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