Ficus L.

Flowers attached to the inner wall of the invaginated floral axis (fig or syconium) Ficus
Climbing plant with adventitious roots. stipules petioles and young stems with soft hairs. Leaves on stems ovate, 1–3 cm long; petiole short; base asymmetric. Leaves on branches bearing fruit larger with 3 veins; petioles 1–2 cm long. Fruit solitary, 40–50 cm long, greyish. Occasionally naturalized. Introd. from Asia Ficus pumilo
Shrub or tree, sometimes epiphytic and strangling in early stages