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Common Name : Afzelius fig

Scientific Name: Ficus afzelii


Description: This rare ficus has large pubescent leaves. As with most ficus plants, the flowers are inconspicuous, resulting in 1" inedible fruits clustered on the tips of the branches. Foliage is deciduous and somewhat variegated. The prime value is as a collector's item.

Range: Tropical Africa

 

Recommended LINKS & BOOKS

A great resource for botanical information is Botanica which you can order from Amazon.com at this link. This text features beautiful color photos and descriptions of over 10,000 garden plants. It is also available to order on CD from Canada.

 

 
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