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Family: MORACEAE 

 Ficus vasta
 


Photo from
Zelene Listy.

 
Author:   Pehr Forsskål, 1775
Family:  Moraceae
Origin:  Arabic Peninsula, Central Eastern Africa
Soil:  Anything, even epiphytic.
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  1,8 meter
Height:  25 metres
Flower:  Green
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  Warka
Synonyms:  Ficus populifolia, Martin Vahl Henrichsen, 1790

Photo from
a site that have gone
  This member of the Moraceae family was given this name by Pehr Forsskål in 1775. It is found in Eritrea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Oman, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen. Not fuzzy with the soil, can even grow as a epiphyte! Some sun and some water, and you will eventually end up with a 25 meter high tree.

The genera name originates from the old Latin name for Ficus carica. The species name puzzels me: Either 'delayed' or 'whip'?