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Noun: strangler fig
  1. A strangler tree native to southern Florida and West Indies; begins as an epiphyte eventually developing many thick aerial roots and covering enormous areas
    - golden fig, Florida strangler fig, wild fig, Ficus aurea
  2. A common tropical American clusia having solitary white or rose flowers
    - pitch apple, Clusia rosea, Clusia major

Derived forms: strangler figs

Type of: fig tree, strangler, strangler tree

Part of: Ficus, genus Clusia, genus Ficus

Encyclopedia: Strangler fig