Near Threatened as per Identity of Ficus amplocarpa and F. guttata (Moraceae), the two closely allied south Indian endemic species and their conservation status J.V. Sudhakar* and G.V.S. Murthy- Rheeda Vol. 26(1) 69–73 2016 (pdf)

Ficus amplocarpa E. Govindarajalu & P. Masilamoney, Proc. Indian Acad. Sci., Pl. Sci. 91: 117 1982. (Syn: F.laevis Blume var. macrocarpa (Miq.) Corner; Ficus macrocarpa King (ambiguous synonym); Ficus macrocarpa Wight ex Miq. (ambiguous synonym); Pogonotrophe macrocarpa Miq.);
India as per Catalogue of Life;

Scandent shrub. Young branches puberulous, glabrous. Leaves broadly ovate, sometimes inequilateral, margin entire, apex acuminate, membranous, base rounded to slightly cordate, lateral veins about 3-6 on either side of midvein, with minute reticulations, glabrous above, beneath pubescent, sub-glabrous, petiole about 4-7 cm long, stipules lanceolate, puberulous or glabrous about 0.7 cm long. Figs usually on leafless branchlets, globose, pubescent, nearly glabrous, basal bracts absent, peduncle about 0.7 cm long. Female flowers sessile or pedicillate, perianth of 6 free lobes, ovary sub-ovoida, style sub-terminal, as long as ovary, hairy straight, or curved. Syconus fruit.

Evergreen to deciduous forests; also cultivated.
Western Ghats
(Attributions- Ganeshaiah, K. N., UAS, Bangalore, India & Kailash, B. R., UAS & ATREE, Bangalore, India)

 

Ficus sp for ID- Munnar- PKA33 : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)- around 600 kb each. 

This Ficus sp. was spotted inside Shola Forest near Munnar.
It was a climber and figs were seen on the stem. Since it was not possible to reach near this climber, i managed to take few snaps using available Zoom.  Photos are not very clear.

Wild guess for the ID : Ficus amplocarpa (Family: Moraceae),


well, good, … i am leaning towards your choice, but for the leaves that i cant see or resin + or _ on fruits.
there is paper i have attaching its pdf 
its 147am. am going to try and get some shut eye.
Identity of Ficus amplocarpa and F. guttata (Moraceae), the two closely allied south Indian endemic species and their conservation status J.V. Sudhakar* and G.V.S. Murthy
in the mean time if any one of you wants to read it and do the differential diagnosis be my guest.

The photographs are confirmed as Ficus amplocarpa Govind. & Masil. (=F.laevis Blume var. macrocarpa (Miq.) Corner)


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