Ficus elastica


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Noun1.Ficus elastica - large tropical Asian tree frequently dwarfed as a houseplantFicus elastica - large tropical Asian tree frequently dwarfed as a houseplant; source of Assam rubber
fig tree - any moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus; produces a closed pear-shaped receptacle that becomes fleshy and edible when mature
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A full grown Ficus elastica will not suit a small room and a solitary fern will not add anything to a spacious living room.
argentatum, from the Asteridae, because it was known to provide one of the simplest rubber-producing systems known; and Ficus elastica Roxb.
Two of the most popular are the weeping fig, Ficus benjamina, and the rubber plant Ficus elastica .