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Ficus benghalensis L.
Banyan tree

Ficus benghalensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Moraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Ficus benghalensis has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Highland Oaks Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Trail Glades Range Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Tree Tops Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Ficus benghalensis has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Cultivated Only
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Ficus benghalensis has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Ficus benghalensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Ficus benghalensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Ficus benghalensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Ficus benghalensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr