Ficus rubiginosa MORACEAE

Sample information

Sample ID61-6-13
Common namerusty fig, little-leaf fig port jackson fig


Pollen / Sporepollen
Morphologic typediporate
Surface patternpsilate
Equatorial sizemin 12.8, mean 13.3, max 16.2
Polar sizemin 9.1, mean 10.9, max 12.8
Equatorial shapesubprolate
Polar shapecircular
Grain arrangementdicot
Pore morphologyplain
Pore surface shapecircular
Wall thickness1.5
Wall evennesseven
Dispersal formmonad
Morphology notesOne pore more prominent, almost ulcerate. Exine average 1.5, with no apparent differentiation of layers.

Ecology and Geography

Plant typeangiosperm
Floristic region(s)Australia (east coast)
Vegetation communitiesclosed forest, open forest
Ecology notesF. rubiginosa has been introduced throughout the Australia/Pacific region, as an ornamental tree. Dixon, D., Jackes, B.R. and Bielig, L. M. (2001) Figuring out the figs: the Ficus obliqua-Ficus rubiginosa Complex (Moraceae: Urostigma sect. Malvanthera). Australian Systematic Botany 14(1) 133 - 154


InstitutionCSIRO Herbarium
ANU access code15418
Collection methodfloral reference
Herbarium sample?True
Collection siteBalmoral Beach, New South Wales
Collection countryAustralia
Collection date1965-01-01
Collection notesPhotographed

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