strangler fig


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Related to strangler fig: Ficus aurea
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Synonyms for strangler fig

a strangler tree native to southern Florida and West Indies

a common tropical American clusia having solitary white or rose flowers

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Swagel E, Van A, Berrhard H, Ellmore GS (1997) Substrate water potential constraints on germination of the strangler fig Ficus aurea (Moraceae).
Schmidt S, Tracey DP (2006) Adaptations of strangler figs to life in the rainforest canopy.
Another perennial climber, strangler figs, requires special knowledge, as do figs in general.
They were strangler figs, which means the seeds germinate when they are dropped into a crevice of a host tree.
THE STRANGLER FIGS PLUS SIX BROKEN STICKS, THE DEAD SHOOT AND JESSE WRIGHT: The Musician, Clyde St, Leicester.
Like strangler figs, a few opportunists are taking a growing appreciation for the environment and squeezing the life out of it.
The gigantic strangler figs (members of the genus Ficus) are almost as hard to miss.
Streetside mahoganies, strangler figs, casuarinas, and other tropical species need to be replaced as quickly as possible.