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Ficus montana

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

Ficus montana (common name, Oakleaf Fig) is a species of subtropical climbing figs plant. The plant is similar to the Creeping Fig but has smaller leaves. Leaves are 1 ½ inch in size. The leaves are shaped like oak leaves which gives its common name. It is grown as a houseplant, in offices and in shopping malls. It is slow growing. There are many cultivars with different variegated leaves of this species. "Snowflake" is a cultivar with completely white leaves.

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