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Strangler Fig

Ficus aurea or Ficus citrifolia


Strangler figs attach themselves to a host tree and envelop themselves around it, cutting off its nutrients and eventually killing it. Spotted at Brownsberg Naturepark, Suriname.


Tropical rainforest, Guiana Shield, Suriname

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Paramaribo, Suriname

Spotted on May 24, 2012
Submitted on Apr 2, 2013

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