HyperDic: fig_tree

English > 1 sense of the expression fig tree:
NOUNplantfig treeany moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus
English > fig tree: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus; produces a closed pear-shaped receptacle that becomes fleshy and edible when mature.
Member ofFicus, genus Ficuslarge genus of tropical trees or shrubs or climbers including fig trees
NarrowerIndia-rubber tree, India-rubber plant, India-rubber fig, rubber plant, Assam rubber, Ficus elasticalarge tropical Asian tree frequently dwarfed as a houseplant
Port Jackson fig, rusty rig, little-leaf fig, Botany Bay fig, Ficus rubiginosaAustralian tree resembling the banyan often planted for ornament
banyan, banyan tree, banian, banian tree, Indian banyan, East Indian fig tree, Ficus bengalensisEast Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks
fig, common fig, common fig tree, Ficus caricaMediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
golden fig, Florida strangler fig, strangler fig, wild fig, Ficus aureaA strangler tree native to southern Florida and West Indies
mistletoe fig, mistletoe rubber plant, Ficus diversifolia, Ficus deltoideashrub or small tree often grown as a houseplant having foliage like mistletoe
pipal, pipal tree, pipul, peepul, sacred fig, bo tree, Ficus religiosafig tree of India noted for great size and longevity
sycamore, sycamore fig, mulberry fig, Ficus sycomorusthick-branched wide-spreading tree of Africa and adjacent southwestern Asia often buttressed with branches rising from near the ground
BroadertreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown

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