Ficus watkinsiana F.M.Bailey

Watkins' Fig

Large tree. Trunk strongly buttressed. Leaves mostly elliptic, shortly pointed and tapering at the base, mostly 10-20 cm long, 3-6 cm wide, hairless. Figs paired, mostly 2-4 cm long, mostly oval to oblong with a nipple-like tip and stalk 1-2 cm long, cupping the base of the fig.

Qld, NSW

Similar to F. macrophylla but with nipple-tipped figs.

NSW: Sydney (Royal Botanic Garden Sydney). VIC: Melbourne (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (Melbourne Gardens), rear of the kiosk; Government House Drive, Kings Domain).

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Moraceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Rosales
family       Moraceae
genus        Ficus L.