Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Common name : fiddle-leaf fig
Syn. : Ficus pandurata
Family : Moraceae.
It is a species of fig tree native to western Africa. It grows in lowland tropical rainforest, growing up to 12-15 m (40-50 ft) in height.
Ficus lyrata is a popular tropical or subtropical ornamental tree. This plant is suitable for growing indoors or as a houseplant, where it usually stays shorter when put into pots than when grown outdoors. It is a tender perennial