Observations in the Genus: Ficus

Common Name: Fig

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Tree with the Orange Pillars

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
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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
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Ficus burkei fruit ripe fallen

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By: Roddy Ward
Botanical Society of South AfricaWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
Plants expert
Location: Durban Manor Gardens
Observed: 6th May 2013
Added: 30th December 2016
Identifications:1
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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
Botanical Society of South AfricaWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
Plants expert
Location: Durban Manor Gardens
Observed: 23rd July 2013
Added: 30th December 2016
Identifications:1
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Sandra # 449

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Ficus sur new leaves, translucent bronze, back-lit

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By: Roddy Ward
Botanical Society of South AfricaWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
Plants expert
Location: Durban Manor Gardens
Observed: 20th July 2013
Added: 30th December 2016
Identifications:1
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Sandra # 448

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Ficus sur basal fertile branches and figs ripe and nearly so

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By: Roddy Ward
Botanical Society of South AfricaWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
Plants expert
Location: KZN Herbarium garden
Observed: 12th February 2013
Added: 30th December 2016
Identifications:1
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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 AfricaWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
Plants expert
Location: Isipingo estuary
Observed: 24th November 2012
Added: 30th December 2016
Identifications:1
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Sandra # 443

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Ficus burkei leaves and ripe figs

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By: Roddy Ward
Botanical Society of South AfricaWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
Plants expert
Location: Durban Manor Gardens
Observed: 5th August 2012
Added: 30th December 2016
Identifications:1
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Sandra # 442

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Ficus burtt-davyi

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By: Roddy Ward
Botanical Society of South AfricaWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
Plants expert
Location: Isipingo estuary
Observed: 19th September 2013
Added: 30th December 2016
Identifications:1
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Red-Leaved Rock Fig

Red-Leaved Rock Fig
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Location: iThala
Observed: 27th November 2016
Added: 21st December 2016
Identifications:2
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Ficus burtt-davyi and Carpobrotus dimidiatus - unusual epiphytes on Avicennia marina

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By: Roddy Ward
Botanical Society of South AfricaWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
Plants expert
Location: Isipingo Estuary Midspit south end
Observed: 12th July 2013
Added: 9th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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"Fruits" for all

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Relton Hall, Pennington
Observed: 21st May 2016
Added: 3rd December 2016
Identifications:1
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Broom-cluster fig

Broom-cluster fig
By: Andrew Deacon
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouth African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
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Location: Salt Creek
Observed: 2nd November 2016
Added: 7th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Creeping Fig (Ficus pumila)

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Location: Sedgefield
Observed: 19th April 2016
Added: 11th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Moreton Bay Fig (Ficus macrophylla)

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Location: The Island, Sedgefield
Observed: 10th October 2016
Added: 11th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

Several fig trees in same garden. This one has light green leaves whilst all others dark green leaves

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Moreton Bay fig (Ficus macrophylla) ?

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Location: The Island, Sedgefield
Observed: 10th October 2016
Added: 11th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Ficus

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Location: The Island, Sedgefield
Observed: 3rd October 2016
Added: 9th October 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
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A beauty, destined for magnificence

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Mtunzini estuary
Observed: 22nd September 2016
Added: 9th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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big cry baby enjoys late night snack

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Location: Lower Sabie
Observed: 14th September 2016
Added: 26th September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

two Bushbabies (possibly pair) where loudly enjoying the fig fruits

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Buttresses of fig tree

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Enseleni Nature Reserve
Observed: 28th August 2016
Added: 20th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

The figs in the floodplain develop buttresses. It is against these that the water mongooses smash the freshwater bivalves - and hence crack the shell so that they can eat the flesh.

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Common garden shrub

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By: enidmelanie
Location: 9, Crown Rd
Observed: 9th September 2016
Added: 9th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

I can't think of the name of this plant that is growing in a pot in
my garden. You see them a lot, often trimmed into hedges or with a trunk like a little tree in topiary style. I have also seen them very tall when in the ground.

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Tree ID Please! :)

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By: jimmymac2
Member of RSPB Wildlife Explorers
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Location: Unnamed Road, Matobo
Observed: 4th April 2016
Added: 10th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

A small tree with felty leaves, growing at the top of a very rocky hill amongst the rocks.

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Ficus tree

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By: Linkie
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Shady Glen
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 7th August 2016
Likely ID: Fig (Ficus)
Identifications:1
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About 2m tall growing in the stream! Looks like the ficus trees that grow along the road in the HNR : o

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Fig being eaten by cape Bulbul

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th July 2016
Added: 19th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Plant

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Location: Road through Blyde river Canyon
Observed: 27th January 2014
Added: 26th June 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:4
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Cape fig

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Mtunzini
Observed: 20th June 2016
Added: 22nd June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Tree 6

Tree 6
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
Plants expert
Location: S12 nw Satara at Dam
Observed: 27th May 2016
Added: 13th June 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Tree 4

Tree 4
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: S100 road e of Satara along Nwanedzi River
Observed: 26th May 2016
Added: 13th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Fig

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: S100 road e of Satara along Nwanedzi River
Observed: 25th May 2016
Added: 6th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Rock-splitting fig, Rotsvy

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Naukluft, Namibia
Observed: 20th December 2015
Added: 19th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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