ficus fig tree strangling another tree

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ficus fig tree strangling another tree

Ficus - Strangler fig tree

The strangler fig tree is beginning to take over a large tree with buttress roots.­ You can still see the original tree's buttress roots and the fig's strangling roots wrapped around them.­

For more information about Strangler Fig trees, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Strangler_­fig

Spotted along the jungle trail to Camp 5 in Gunung Mulu National Park (Borneo)

Photo processed in True Tone HDR with Tone Mapping from a single RAW exposure.­

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August 25, 2011
Marudi, Sarawak, Malaysia