Ficus pantoniana

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Climbing fig
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Moraceae
Genus: Ficus
Species: F. pantoniana
Binomial name
Ficus pantoniana

Ficus nugenti Domin F. scandens var. australis F. M. Bailey

Ficus pantoniana, commonly known as the climbing fig, is a species of fig tree, native to Australia. It is found in lowland rainforests on the Cape York Peninsula in northern Queensland. It is a woody climber which may reach 3–6 m in height. It was described by botanist George King in 1887 from a specimen collected in New Guinea,[1] Ficus nugenti by Karel Domin in 1921, and F. scandens var. australis by Bailey are synonyms.


  1. ^ King, G. (1887). "Part 2. Natural history". Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. 55 (2): 407. 

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