Ficus subcordata Blume, Bijdr. (1825)

Latin for 'similar to Ficus cordata', which is now a synonym of Ficus elastica.

Synonyms
Ficus acrorhyncha Summerh.
Ficus balica (Miq.) Boerl.
Ficus calophylloides Elmer
Ficus fairchildii Backer
Ficus garciniifolia Miq.
Ficus polygramma Corner
Ficus subcordata var. malayana Corner
Urostigma balicum Miq.
Urostigma subcordatum (Blume) Miq.

Description
Upper canopy tree (strangler) up to 45 m tall and 64 cm dbh. Stem with white sap. Stipules ca. 23 mm long, glabrous to hairy. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, secondary veins placed close together and inconspicuous, glabrous. Fruits ca. 35 mm long, yellow-orange-red, elongate figs, placed along the twigs.

Ecology
In slightly disturbed to undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1000 m altitude. Both on alluvial sites as well as ridges. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Distribution
From Indo-China and Thailand to the Solomon Islands. In Borneo collected in Sarawak, Sabah, South- and East-Kalimantan.

Local names
Borneo: Kayu ara.