Ficus microcarpa is a tropical tree with smooth light-grey bark and entire oblanceolate leaves. It is an evergreen tree to 15 m or more in height, with a rounded dense crown, smooth gray bark, milky sap, and long, thin, dangling aerial roots. Leaves alternate, simple, leathery, deep glossy green, oval-elliptic to diamond-shaped. Flowers tiny, unisexual, numerous, hidden within the ?fig,? a fleshy, specialized receptacle that develops into multiple fruits.