Ficus pseudopalma

COMMON NAME

Philippine fig, dracaena fig, and palm-leaf fig

TYPE

Tree

FAMILY

Moraceae

NOTES

This is a shrub growing erect with a naked unbranched stem topped with a cluster of leaves to give it the appearance of a palm.[2] Indeed, the species name pseudopalma means "false palm".[3] The leaves are up to 30 inches long and edged with dull teeth. The fruit is a dark green fig that grows in pairs, each fruit just over an inch long.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Endemic to the Philippines, especially the island of Luzon

NATIVE HABITAT

Grassland and forest habitat

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

tropical.theferns.info



Ficus pseudopalma