Jard. St. Sebastien, edn 2, 28 (1818) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Tree or shrub to 12 m high. Leaves alternate, ovate to oblong; apex gradually tapered, wedge-shaped or rounded; margin toothed or minutely scalloped; base often asymmetric, sometimes cordate; lamina 6–13 cm long, 2–5 cm wide, scabrous and sparsely hispid above (short stiff hairs readily detached), densely hispid beneath, mainly on prominent veins (main veins scabrous); petiole and stipules to c. 1 cm long, hispid. Figs axillary or clustered along trunk and major branches, ellipsoid to ovoid, c. 15 mm long, hispid, purple-black when mature, edible; osteole raised with protruding apical bracts; basal bracts 3, variously arranged on pedicel; lateral bracts scattered around fig. Flowers probably most of year.
EGL, EGU. Also NT, Qld, NSW. Only found in rainforest gullies near Mallacoota.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|