Small-fruited Fig (species: Ficus microcarpa) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Ficus microcarpa
Small-fruited Fig

©Anne Hoggett: Ficus microcarpa¬†branch tip at Lizard Island. The same large, spreading tree occupies most of the background.

©Anne Hoggett: Prop roots of Ficus microcarpa at Lizard Island. The base of this tree covers tens of square meters.

©Anne Hoggett: A large spreading Ficus microcarpa¬†tree at Lizard Island.
Kingdom Plantae
Division Tracheophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Rosales
Family Moraceae
Genus Ficus
Species Ficus microcarpa



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Byrnes, N.B., S.L. Everist, S.T. Reynolds, A. Specht and R.L. Specht (1977). The vegetation of Lizard Island, North Queensland, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, 88: 1-15. LIRS catalog number 3.
  • De Sloover, J.R. and A.-L. Jacquemart (2008). Nymph Island (Great Barrier Reef, Qld., Australia): Flora and vegetation of a low wooded island, Scripta Botanica Belgica, 43: 1-88. LIRS catalog number 1210.