SANDPAPER FIG FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
The Sandpaper Fig is a fig with rough sandpapery leaves. The tree has a dark brown trunk and ovate or elliptical leaves. The fruit is oval and about 1.5 cm long.
3m - 5m
rainforest, open forest, usually near creeks or gullies.
Birds are attarcted to the fruit. food plant for the caterpillars of the Purple Moonbeam butterfly (Philiris innotatus)
found along east coast of Queensland from Mackay down through New South Wales and Victoria.
|Common Name:||Sandpaper Fig|
Relatives in same Genus