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stamp: Ficus virens

Date of issue: 17 March 2015
Designer: Mary Callahan, Australia Post Design Studio
Printer: McKellar Renown

Part of a series of four 'Australian Trees' stamps.

Plant: Ficus virens


Green Fig,  Banyan,  White Fig,  Deciduous Fig

Tall spreading tree, a deciduous banyan, with aerial roots reaching the ground to form secondary trunks.
Too big for all but large parks, where it makes a fine shade tree with great character.
Distribution: WA, NT, Qld, NSW, Asia.


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