Definition of Ficus aurea
1. Noun. A strangler tree native to southern Florida and West Indies; begins as an epiphyte eventually developing many thick aerial roots and covering enormous areas.
Group relationships: Ficus, Genus Ficus
Generic synonyms: Fig Tree
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Literary usage of Ficus aurea
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1. Manual of the Trees of North America (exclusive of Mexico) by Charles Sprague Sargent (1905)
"1. P. aurea (D). Receptacles oblong, long or short-stalked ; leaves broadly ovate, cordate at the base. 1. Ficus aurea, Nutt. ..."
2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1895)
"... ns—Under the bark of a dead limb of the Rubber tree (' Ficus aurea) five examples were taken. The basal half of the elytra, ..."
3. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1896)
"Described from many specimens which I found, in April, 1887, under the bark of Ficus aurea, the colonies being so crowded that nothing can be said of the ..."
4. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Another interesting thing about Ficus aurea is that its wood is lighter than that of any other native tree. Its specific gravity is 0.26, which means that, ..."
5. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"Ficus aurea Nutt. Golden Fig. RANGE.—Southern Florida (shores and islands from Indian River on the east roast, and Tampa Bay on the west ..."
6. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1900)
"... notes on the larva : "The larva lives on the leaves of the rubber banyan tree (Ficus aurea and F. ..."