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 Post subject: Tree: Sycamore Fig / Common Cluster Fig (Ficus sycomorus)
Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2006 3:32 pm 
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And where is this last one?

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 Post subject: [restio] plant id thread - tree IDs
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:? :shock: Oi pictures a bit small and far off, so i'm gonna take a wild guess here

4) Common Cluster Fig, Gewone Trosvy - Ficus Sycomores
and this one is at Girivana waterhole on S12

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 Post subject: Sycamore Fig / Common Cluster Fig (Ficus sycomorus)
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The Sycamore Fig / Common Cluster Fig (Ficus sycomorus) close the usually dry Vurhami river bed on the H5 close to the Gomondwane Windmill. An exceptional example of this fig species. I have seen and heard of regular sightings of leopard on the “comfortable” branches of that tree as well, and for the bird lovers - the fruit that is on the tree for most of the year (up to four crops annually) attracts a whole range of birds to come and feast.

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 Post subject: Sycamore fig
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Here's my next batch of KNP mystery plants:

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4. Ficus sycomorus (Trosvy, Sycamore fig, Cluster fig) Often found next to rivers. Prolific in fruit production and popular amongst birds, mammals etc.

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Hi Stephen,

Nice to see you back on the forum.

Sycamore fig also occur in Israel and a few years ago a little chap climbed one to be able to see a man of importance walk by above the crowd.

That night in August was a blast - and the ride out was not too shabby. I hope your tribe enjoyed it.

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:lol:

Did you notice the date?

Well lets hope that this encouragement brings Stephen back. It seems as if Berg-en-dal is keeping him a little busier than Biyamiti did!
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Imberbe wrote:
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Did you notice the date?

Well lets hope that this encouragement brings Stephen back. It seems as if Berg-en-dal is keeping him a little busier than Biyamiti did!
:wink:


When it's posted under the 'what's new on the forums' column, I don't look at the date, but thanks for sharing!

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Can humans eat the fruit of this tree? :hmz:

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Yes, but is usually infested by insects. Especially the little wasp that pollinate them.

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And those irritating insects that bite you

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Sycamore/ Common Cluster Fig
(Ficus sycamorus)

More info on this beautiful tree can be found here.

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