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''Ficus aurea'', commonly known as the Florida strangler fig , golden fig, or ''higuerĂ³n'', is a tree in the family Moraceae that is native to the U.S. state of Florida, the northern and western Caribbean, southern Mexico and Central America south to Panama. The specific epithet ''aurea'' was applied by English botanist Thomas Nuttall who described the species in 1846.

''Ficus aurea'' is a strangler fig. In figs of this type, seed germination usually takes place in the canopy of a host.. more

Similar species: Rosales
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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Uploaded Feb 7, 2019. Captured Jan 30, 2019 12:33 in Gumbo Limbo Trail, Florida, USA.
  • ILCE-6300
  • f/4.5
  • 1/250s
  • ISO1600
  • 70mm