Ficus sycomorus


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Noun1.Ficus sycomorus - thick-branched wide-spreading tree of Africa and adjacent southwestern Asia often buttressed with branches rising from near the groundFicus sycomorus - thick-branched wide-spreading tree of Africa and adjacent southwestern Asia often buttressed with branches rising from near the ground; produces cluster of edible but inferior figs on short leafless twigs; the biblical sycamore
Ficus, genus Ficus - large genus of tropical trees or shrubs or climbers including fig trees
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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Tisha (GU) H Ficus vasta Forssk Bowa (GU) T Moraceae Ficus sur Forssk Essa (SH) T Ficus sycomorus L.
Ficus sycomorus-Cynodon dactylon RF Habitat Type 2: Species group b's diagnostic and characteristic species are Cynodon dactylon and Ficus sycomorus (Table 1).
On the other hand the interviewed informants, in the following parenthesis, reported some wild plants with their possible uses as follows: For industry, fuel and windbreaks: Eucalyptus camaldulensis (57%), Tamarix nilotica (55%), Ficus sycomorus (41%), Acacia saligna (19%), Ziziphus spina-christi (17%).
The scientists mapped all the African fig trees (Ficus sycomorus) along 250km of the Ugab River valley in the Namib Desert.
Yn wreiddiol roedd yr enw 'sycamore' yn cyfeirio at rywogaeth o'r ffigysbren sydd erbyn hyn yn cael ei galw'n 'ffigysbren sycamorwydden' - y Ficus sycomorus ac mae hon yn tyfu yn Israel.
As a matter of fact, sygamour (1278) is probably not the modern 'sycamore' but the Egyptian fig (Ficus sycomorus).