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Ficus elastica Roxb. ex Hornem.
India rubber-tree

Ficus elastica
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, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Ficus elastica available from :

Ficus elastica has been found in the following 19 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Alice C. Wainwright Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Arch Creek Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Bahia Honda State Park Reported
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Highlands Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Koreshan State Historic Site 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
Military Trail Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Milton E. Thompson Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Ramrod Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Sewell Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Ficus elastica has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Cultivated Only


All Images:

Ficus elastica
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2016
Cultivated, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Enlarge
Ficus elastica
Copyright by: Christina G. Stocking, 2016.
Cultivated, Miami-Dade County, FL, USA. Enlarge
Ficus elastica
Copyright by: Christina G. Stocking, 2016.
Cultivated, Miami-Dade County, FL, USA. Enlarge
Ficus elastica
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Ficus elastica
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr