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Fig Trees of Africa and Asia:
Banyan, bodhi fig, common fig, and sycamore fig.

By J. Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Discover the fig (Ficus), sacred to many in Asia.

Recommended books.

Buy Remarkable Trees of the World Remarkable Trees of the World by Thomas Pakenham.
Great treasury of 60 trees of unusually strong personality. Photographed in North America, Mexico, Europe, Japan, other parts of Asia, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.
Buy Trees of California Ancient Trees: Trees that Live for a Thousand Years by Anna Lewington and Edward Parker.

Banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis), bodhi fig (F. religiosa),
common fig (F. carica), and sycamore fig (F. sycomorus):

Banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis).

Bodhi fig (Ficus religiosa).

Common fig (Ficus carica).

Sycamore fig (Ficus sycomorus).

Links and References.