Ficus lyrata

COMMON NAME

Fiddle-leaf fig

TYPE

Tree

FAMILY

Moraceae

NOTES

A broadleaf evergreen tree that may grow to 60-100’ tall in its native habitat. It is noted for its large, lyre-shaped, dark green leaves (to 18” long) which resemble the shape of a violin (fiddle).

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Western Africa, from Cameroon west to Sierra Leone

NATIVE HABITAT

Lowland tropical rainforest

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

missouribotanicalgarden.org



Ficus lyrata