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Author: Pehr Forsskål, 1775
Origin:  Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, Yemen
Soil:  Anything
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  1,8 Meter
Height:  25 Metres
Flower:  Green
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  Warka
Synonyms:  Ficus populifolia, Martin Vahl Henrichsen, 1790.
Ficus callabatensis, Warb.
Ficus dahro, Delile.
Ficus hararensis, Warb.
Ficus rivae, Warb.
Ficus socotrana, Balf.f.
Sycomorus dahro, Walp.

This member of the Moraceae family was given this name by Pehr Forsskål in 1775. It is found in eastern Africa and the Arab Peninsular. Not fuzzy with the soil; it can even grow as a epiphyte! Some sun and some water, and you will eventually end up with a 25 meter high tree.

The genera name originates from the old Latin name for Ficus carica which was from the Persian word fica. The species name puzzels me: Either 'delayed' or 'whip'?