Observations in the Genus: Ficus

Common Name: Fig

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Tree associated with butterfly

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th May 2017
Added: 18th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:3
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Broom Cluster Fig (Baviaans)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R331 (10)
Observed: 7th May 2017
Added: 18th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Maharani Tree

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By: vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSeaKeys
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Location: Lower Marine Parade St, South Beach
Observed: 11th May 2017
Added: 17th May 2017
Likely ID: Fig (Ficus)
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Turtle Dove

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By: Nigel Forshaw
Scouts South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout Adventure
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Location: Kruger National Park, Skukuza Rest Camp
Observed: 7th May 2017
Added: 15th May 2017
Likely ID: Dove
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Besemtrosvy

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Location: Jan Celliers Park, Pretoria
Observed: 6th May 2017
Added: 12th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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A magnificent tree

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By: PeterRWarren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Unnamed Road, Indlovu DC
Observed: 27th April 2017
Added: 4th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Growing out of a rocky outcrop in the grassland.

CREW, Dicotyledons, Ficus ingens, Indigenous, Least Concern, tree

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Ficus natalensis

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: The Links, Fancourt, George (Club House)
Observed: 27th April 2017
Added: 1st May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Namaqua Rockfig (Lake Otjikoto)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Tsumeb (Lake Otjikoto)
Observed: 24th April 2017
Added: 29th April 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Wonderboom

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Location: Wonderboom, Pretoria
Observed: 4th January 2014
Added: 22nd April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

Champion Tree: 3 “Wonderboom Fig of Pretoria” - Largest Wonderboom Fig. Old (about 1000 years) and historic – Ox wagon outspan area in earlier years, and legend that a local chief was buried under the tree. - Wonderboom Nature Reserve, Lavender Road Tshwane Municipal Council Gauteng S 25º 41.617’ E 28º 11.461’ Height: 22m Stem size: Many sub-trees – 2.56m circ; 3.42m; 4.23m; 2.2m; 2.84m; 2.25m; 7.14m; 1.99m; 2.79m; 2.24m; 3.36m; 3.1m; 3.42m. Crown size: 61.2m & 51.9m Size index: 370

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Tree with green fruit

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Location: Pretoria National Botanical Garden
Observed: 9th April 2017
Added: 11th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Tree approx. 4m high, round green fruit approx. 20mm

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Large-Leaved Rock Fig (WNR)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Wonderboom Nature Reserve
Observed: 12th March 2017
Added: 4th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Plant with green aphids

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 1st April 2017
Added: 1st April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Is this a Burtt Davys Fig?

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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 17th March 2017
Added: 21st March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Namaqua Fig

Namaqua Fig
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Nardouw summit plateau
Observed: 9th August 2016
Added: 16th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Wonderboom Fig (WNR)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Wonderboom Nature Reserve
Observed: 12th March 2017
Added: 12th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

3 “Wonderboom Fig of Pretoria” - Largest Wonderboom Fig. Old (about 1000 years) and historic – Ox wagon outspan area in earlier years, and legend that a local chief was buried under the tree. - Wonderboom Nature Reserve, Lavender Road Tshwane Municipal Council Gauteng S 25º 41.617’ E 28º 11.461’ Height: 22m Stem size: Many sub-trees – 2.56m circ; 3.42m; 4.23m; 2.2m; 2.84m; 2.25m; 7.14m; 1.99m; 2.79m; 2.24m; 3.36m; 3.1m; 3.42m. Crown size: 61.2m & 51.9m Size index: 370

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Moreton Bay Fig (PNZ)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: National Zoological Garden of South Africa - Pretoria
Observed: 11th March 2017
Added: 12th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

After paying R135 to enter, the tree was the only thing worth seeing. Sorry to say, was disappointed in the rest of the zoo.

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Feeding the world

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 2nd March 2017
Added: 4th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Fine pavement tree, with every intention of turning the street into a tunnel

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Fig?

Fig?
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Nieuwoudtville Waterfall
Observed: 8th August 2016
Added: 20th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Fig

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By: timvn
CREW (Eastern Cape)
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Location: Featherstone Kloof, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
Observed: 12th February 2017
Added: 13th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Fig

Fig
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Waterval - Waterfall trail above pools to above waterfall
Observed: 7th August 2016
Added: 10th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Thicket Fynbos

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Wonderboom Fig

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Location: Bronkhorstspruit
Observed: 27th December 2016
Added: 9th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Creeping Fig

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By: WolfRoland
Lepidopterists' Society of Africa
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Location: Naankuse Lodge
Observed: 27th December 2016
Added: 28th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

On rocks near riverbed

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Edible Fig

Edible Fig
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Phillipskop Waterfall trail Picnic Tree to Waterfall
Observed: 22nd October 2016
Added: 22nd January 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Tree with the Orange Pillars

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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 10th December 2016
Added: 14th January 2017
Likely ID: Ficus sur
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Plant being eaten by caterpillar

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 31st December 2016
Added: 3rd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Ficus burkei fruit ripe fallen

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By: Roddy Ward
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African Association of BotanistsWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
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Location: Durban Manor Gardens
Observed: 6th May 2013
Added: 30th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Sandra # 450 Size variation, earlier all small, recent large

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Ficus-sur new leaves, translucent bronze to greenish bronze, back-lit

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By: Roddy Ward
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Location: Durban Manor Gardens
Observed: 23rd July 2013
Added: 30th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Sandra # 449

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Ficus sur new leaves, translucent bronze, back-lit

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By: Roddy Ward
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Location: Durban Manor Gardens
Observed: 20th July 2013
Added: 30th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Sandra # 448

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Ficus sur basal fertile branches and figs ripe and nearly so

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By: Roddy Ward
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Location: KZN Herbarium garden
Observed: 12th February 2013
Added: 30th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Sandra # 447

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Ficus lutea epiphyte ex rot hole in dead portion old stem Avicennia progress over a year

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By: Roddy Ward
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African Association of BotanistsWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
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Location: Isipingo estuary
Observed: 24th November 2012
Added: 30th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Sandra # 443

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