weeping fig
noun Date: 1934 an ornamental fig (Ficus benjamina) of southern Asia and Australia that is widely cultivated especially as a houseplant for its glossy ovate leaves and drooping branches

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  • weeping fig — svyruoklinis fikusas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šilkmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Ficus benjamina), paplitęs Azijos ir Australijos atogrąžose. atitikmenys: lot. Ficus benjamina angl. benjamin tree; Java fig; Javatree; tropic… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • weeping fig — a small tree, Ficus benjamina, of the mulberry family, native to southeastern Asia and Australia, having drooping branches and glossy leaves: widely cultivated as a houseplant. Also called Java fig. * * * …   Universalium

  • weeping fig — a small tree, Ficus benjamina, of the mulberry family, native to southeastern Asia and Australia, having drooping branches and glossy leaves: widely cultivated as a houseplant. Also called Java fig …   Useful english dictionary

  • weeping-laurel — svyruoklinis fikusas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šilkmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Ficus benjamina), paplitęs Azijos ir Australijos atogrąžose. atitikmenys: lot. Ficus benjamina angl. benjamin tree; Java fig; Javatree; tropic… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Java fig — svyruoklinis fikusas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šilkmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Ficus benjamina), paplitęs Azijos ir Australijos atogrąžose. atitikmenys: lot. Ficus benjamina angl. benjamin tree; Java fig; Javatree; tropic… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • strangler fig — ▪ tree also called  strangler        many species of tropical figs (genus Ficus) named for their pattern of growth upon host trees, which often results in the host s death. Strangler figs and other strangler species are common in tropical forests …   Universalium

  • Java fig. — See weeping fig. * * * …   Universalium

  • Java fig. — See weeping fig …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of trees and shrubs by taxonomic family — The following is a list of trees and shrubs of high notoriety. Taxonomic families for the following trees and shrubs are listed in alphabetical order, likewise the genera and closely related species.=GYMNOSPERMS= =CONIFERS= Araucariaceae: The… …   Wikipedia

  • Ficus — Taxobox name = Ficus image width = 240px image caption = Sycamore Fig, Ficus sycomorus regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida subclassis = Rosidae unranked ordo = Eurosids I ordo = Rosales familia = Moraceae genus =… …   Wikipedia

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