Strangler fig is the common name for a number of tropical and subtropical plant species, including some banyans and unrelated vines, including among many other species: Ficus aurea, also known as the Florida strangler fig Ficus benghalensis Ficus burtt-davyi Ficus citrifolia Ficus craterostoma Ficus tinctoria Ficus macrophylla Ficus obliqua Ficus virens Ficus watkinsiana These all share a common “strangling” growth habit […]

Parasitic Strangling Trees — VikingLifeBlog