Ficus coronata - Creek Sandpaper Fig
Family: Moraceae

Small tree to 8-10m.
Rough sandpapery leaves and much coarser than the less common Sandpaper fig (Ficus fraseri).
Purple hairy fruit, cauliflorous in older trees.
A milky or watery latex exudes from leaf stems and traditionally used for healing wounds.
Bird attracting.

Ideal for stream bank regeneration and provides reliable food for birds and flying foxes.
The tiny seeds germinate readily if sown fresh with the fruit pulp.