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#1 posted 10-07-2008 08:53 AM

Strangler fig. Bird does dropping containg fig seed 20-30 feet up in a tree branch. Seed germinates & throws roots to ground. Tree then grows around the host tree & strangles it. Giant fig tree results with base of tree 20-30 feet above ground & a curtain of tree roots.
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