Moreton Bay fig


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Moreton Bay fig

n
(Plants) a large Australian fig tree, Ficus macrophylla, having glossy leaves and smooth bark
[named after Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia]
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The violin's price was only exceeded by a painting from Crowe's extensive collection by Australian artist Brett Whiteley, Moreton Bay Fig and Palms, which sold for 190,000 Australian dollars (PS103,484).
The violin's price was only exceeded by a painting from Crowe's extensive collection by artist Brett Whiteley, Moreton Bay Fig and Palms, which sold for $190,000 (PS103,484).
In four observations, catbirds fed on unripe fruits from Brush Muttonwood Myrsine howittiana, Red Ash Alphitonia excelsa, Moreton Bay Fig Ficus macrophylla and White Quandong Elaeocarpus kirtonii.
Part of this special privilege was posing for photo with the bachelor-prince under a Moreton bay fig and then heading for the gates of Kirribilli where the rest of the Aussies had an opportunity to shake the hand of Prince Harry and ask for autographs.
Efforts have been made to preserve as many of the historic ground's features as possible, with the Northern mound, heritage scoreboard and Moreton Bay Fig trees on the site all being retained.
As they note, the locale today, with its Moreton Bay fig trees, seems peaceful and contemplative but the very serenity makes the revelation of its brutal history--the leaders of the uprising were hanged and their corpses left to rot in public--all the more striking.
Selections that made the list include Louisville, Kentucky's dense parks and parkway canopy; a 60 by 70-foot Moreton Bay Fig (Ficus macrophyllia) that marks the spot of the first Buddhist temple in Los Angeles; a 150-acre old growth tree farm in the center of the Colorado plains; and the more than 4.000 Japanese Flowering Cherry Trees that border Branch Brook Park in downtown Newark, New Jersey.
The Moreton Bay fig tree at the Santa Barbara train depot garnered a number of votes, Laura Vivanco writes from Mexico City: "For many, the novelty of the tree was taken away in recent years by the presence of the homeless under its branches, but for others the tree continues to add character and atmosphere to the city." The tree, and depot, are where U.S.
Too many roots of the Moreton Bay fig were exposed.
He also introduced a few non-natives--Bismark palms, agaves and a knockout 20-plus-foot Moreton Bay fig, transplanted from the middle of the state, in the front entry that will grow dramatic buttresses as it matures.
In the enclosed garden beside the church stands a Moreton Bay fig, a native of Australia planted in 1890.