Observations in the Genus: Ficus

Common Name: Fig

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Ryan van Huyssteen's picture

F. glumosa

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Location: Medike
Observed: 17th August 2015
Added: 25th August 2015
Likely ID: Ficus glumosa
Identifications:1
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Tree & Stinkbug

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 23rd August 2015
Added: 23rd August 2015
Identifications:1
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Fig eaten by Oriole

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th August 2015
Added: 23rd August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Hedge type garden plant with unusual fruit

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By: Ebrahim
Location: Durban South Africa
Observed: 22nd August 2015
Added: 22nd August 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

This plant grows as a hedge. It produces these unusual fruit in winter. Have not been able to identify it

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Hairy Rock Fig (Ficus glumosa)

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Observed: 11th March 2007
Added: 21st August 2015
Identifications:2
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Description:

Tree. Rocky slope above riverbank. Woodland.

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Ficus sp.

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Observed: 11th March 2007
Added: 21st August 2015
Identifications:2
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Description:

Tree. Rocky slope above riverbank. Woodland.

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Fig eaten by Oriole

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 15th August 2015
Added: 16th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Fig Tree

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Wilderness Area, iMfolozi Game Reserve
Observed: 16th July 2015
Added: 13th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Fig tree

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Mlalazi Nature Reserve
Observed: 23rd July 2015
Added: 23rd July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

15 m tall, yellow bark, figs on main branches. Tree possibly planted

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Swamp fig

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Lake Sibaya
Observed: 14th July 2015
Added: 17th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Milti-stemmed shrub growing in wetlands

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magnificent fig tree showing amazing bridging of trunks and branches

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By: mickjack
Location: home
Observed: 13th June 2015
Added: 12th July 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

The tree has the most amazing intertwining and bridging of trunks and branches, which have welded over time. There also seems to be aerial tendricles/roots that spread down and weld with the trunk.

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Cape Fig (Ficus sur)

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Observed: 1st January 2008
Added: 25th June 2015
Likely ID: Fig (Ficus)
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Description:

Tree. Wooded streambank in open sourveld grassland

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Common clusterfig, Gewone trosvy

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Location: D854, Hardap
Observed: 31st March 2015
Added: 16th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Common Clusterfig, Gewone trosvy

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Location: Naukluft
Observed: 2nd April 2015
Added: 16th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Rock-splitting fig, Rotsvy

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Location: Naukluft
Observed: 2nd April 2015
Added: 16th June 2015
Identifications:1
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Namaqua rock-fig, Namakwavy

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Location: Naukluft
Observed: 2nd April 2015
Added: 16th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Namaqua rock-fig, Namakwavy

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Location: Naukluft
Observed: 2nd April 2015
Added: 16th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Namaqua rock-fig, Namakwavy

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Location: Naukluft
Observed: 2nd April 2015
Added: 16th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Ficus glumosa

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Location: Medike
Observed: 30th May 2015
Added: 9th June 2015
Likely ID: Ficus glumosa
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Only one I have seen on the property. Growing above 1100m on rock.

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Namaqua rock-fig, Namakwavy

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Location: Unnamed Road, Naukluft Mountain Zebra Park
Observed: 2nd April 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Laurel fig, Klimvy

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Location: Unnamed Road, Naukluft Mountain Zebra Park
Observed: 2nd April 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Laurel fig, Klimvy

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Location: Unnamed Road, Naukluft Mountain Zebra Park
Observed: 2nd April 2015
Added: 24th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Namaqua rock-fig, Namakwavy

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Location: Unnamed Road, Naukluft Mountain Zebra Park
Observed: 2nd April 2015
Added: 24th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Common Clusterfig, Gewone trosvy

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Location: D854, Hardap
Observed: 31st March 2015
Added: 24th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Fig

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By: errol.douwes
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Location: Cotswold Downs Estate
Observed: 17th May 2015
Added: 19th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Large tree in scarp forest. Figs stalkless, hairy, yellow-brown and attached to a saucer-shaped basal disc.

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Large Fig overlooking the Waterfall

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By: outramps
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Location: Kliphuis on the Suuranys Farm on the Kouga River
Observed: 2nd May 2015
Added: 12th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Heart Fig

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Kleinkliphuis circular short trail
Observed: 1st May 2015
Added: 12th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Broom cluster fig

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Location: North campus
Observed: 8th May 2015
Added: 8th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Broom cluster fig

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Location: Behind research building
Observed: 24th February 2015
Added: 7th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Broomcluster fig

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Location: North Campus - SAASVELD
Observed: 7th May 2015
Added: 7th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Leaves - base rounded to heart-shaped, irregularly toothed margins, light green leaves, whitish-yellow stipule,
Tree - the bark is whitish to dark grey and the bark is smooth
Fruit - milky latex present when picked, red fruit when ripe

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Species with which Fig (Ficus) interacts