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The Sycamore Fig is a deciduous tree that is found in the dry and subtropical areas of Africa.

It has broad, palmate leaves and a dense, rounded canopy. The bark is smooth and grey, and the fruit is a fig that is green when immature and turns brown when ripe.

Ficus sycomorus is tolerant of drought and poor soil conditions, making it an ideal candidate for reforestation in arid areas. It is also a valuable source of food and shelter for wildlife.

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Geeky Facts about the Sycamore Fig

Fact 1

The bark is used for the treatment of scrofula, coughs, and throat and chest diseases.

Fact 2

The fruit looks very similar to the common fig, except its smaller.

Fact 3

In Namibia fermented fruits are distilled to make an alcoholic beverage.

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