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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Ficus religiosa L.
Botree, Sacred fig

Ficus religiosa
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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

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. This is in the early stages of naturalizing in the Florida Keys.

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Ficus religiosa has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Ficus religiosa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Ficus religiosa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Ficus religiosa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Ficus religiosa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr