Ficus variegata Moraceae

Green-fruited Fig

Fiicus variegata

Form and Size: A medium tree, 15-25m high, with a thick, buttressed trunk; it does not have aerial roots

Distribution: Coastal rainforests of north-eastern Qld

Leaves: Egg-shaped, base rounded or heart-shaped, dark green, papery, veins prominent, tip drawn out into a long point, stalk 6-10cm long, 15-25cm x 8-16cm; new growth pale green.

Bark: Brown, flaky

Receptacles: More or less pear-shaped, red with white spots, 2-2.5cm long and wide; borne in clusters on the trunk and larger branches.

Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from seed or aerial layers