Ficus superba

Sea Fig
Sea Fig in Japan
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Moraceae
Genus: Ficus
Species: F. superba
Binomial name
Ficus superba
Miq.

Ficus superba (Ficus subpisocarpa Gagnep.), also known as Sea Fig, or Deciduous Fig is a hemiepiphytic tree of genus Ficus. It is also one of the species known as Strangler fig. It occurs in Japan and China. Also seen in various parts of South-east Asia, such as Thailand, Vietnam, Malesia, Java, Kalimantan, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, Seram Island and Malaysia.

The variety Ficus superba var. henneana grows in Australia where it may reach 35 metres tall. [1]

References

  1. ^ "Ficus superba". Plant Net - Flora Online. NSW Government. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 


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