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Ficus benjamina L.
Weeping fig

Ficus benjamina
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Cultivated, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge

Family: Moraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Ficus benjamina available from :

Ficus benjamina has been found in the following 31 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Alice C. Wainwright Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Delray Beach, Lake Ida parcel Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dry Tortugas National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Long Key State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Meissner Hammock Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Military Trail Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Milton E. Thompson Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Miramar Pineland Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Quail Roost Pineland Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Riverbend Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Rosemary Ridge Preserve Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Rosemary Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Woodmont Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Ficus benjamina has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Not Native, Cultivated Only
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Cultivated Only
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Cultivated Only


All Images:

Ficus benjamina
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Cultivated, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge
Ficus benjamina
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Synconia (“fruit”) of cultivated tree, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge
Ficus benjamina
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Leaf of cultivated tree, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge