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Ficus altissima (false banyan; council tree)

Attributes

Height [1]  44 feet (13.3 m)
Width [1]  53 feet (16.2 m)
Air Quality Improvement [1]  None
Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Carbon Capture [1]  Medium-Low
Shade Percentage [1]  86 %
Temperature Reduction [1]  Medium
Wind Reduction [1]  Medium
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 10 Low Temperature: 30 F° (-1.1 C°) → 40 F° (4.4 C°)
Hardiness Zone Maximum [1]  USDA Zone: 11 Low Temperature: 40 F° (4.4 C°) → 50 F° (10 C°)
Water Use [1]  Moderate
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Specific Gravity [3]  0.473
Structure [4]  Tree

Predators

Aceros cassidix (Knobbed Hornbill)[5]
Aceros corrugatus (Wrinkled Hornbill)[5]
Alophoixus pallidus (Puff-throated Bulbul)[5]
Anastrepha suspensa (Caribbean fruit fly)[6]
Anorrhinus galeritus (Bushy-crested Hornbill)[5]
Anorrhinus tickelli (Brown Hornbill)[5]
Anthracoceros albirostris (Oriental Pied Hornbill)[5]
Buceros bicornis (Great Hornbill)[5]
Callosciurus finlaysonii (Finlayson's squirrel)[5]
Caloramphus fuliginosus (Brown Barbet)[5]
Calyptomena viridis (Green Broadbill)[5]
Cervus unicolor (sambar)[5]
Chloropsis cochinchinensis (Blue-winged Leafbird)[5]
Dicaeum agile (Thick-billed Flowerpecker)[5]
Ducula badia (Mountain Imperial Pigeon)[5]
Elephas maximus (Asiatic Elephant)[5]
Gracula religiosa (Hill Myna)[5]
Hylobates lar (white-handed gibbon)[5]
Hylobates moloch (silvery gibbon)[5]
Iole propinqua (Grey-eyed Bulbul)[5]
Irena puella (Asian Fairy-bluebird)[5]
Loriculus galgulus (Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot)[5]
Loriculus vernalis (Vernal Hanging Parrot)[5]
Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque)[5]
Megalaima australis (Blue-eared Barbet)[5]
Megalaima chrysopogon (Golden-whiskered Barbet)[5]
Megalaima faiostricta (Green-eared Barbet)[5]
Megalaima incognita (Moustached Barbet)[5]
Megalaima lineata (Lineated Barbet)[5]
Megalaima mystacophanos (Red-throated Barbet)[5]
Muntiacus muntjak (Indian muntjac)[5]
Oriolus chinensis (Black-naped Oriole)[5]
Parlatoreopsis chinensis (Chinese obscure scale)[7]
Pongo pygmaeus (orangutan)[5]
Presbytis melalophos (mitred leaf monkey)[5]
Pycnonotus atriceps (Black-headed Bulbul)[5]
Pycnonotus brunneus (Asian Red-eyed Bulbul)[5]
Pycnonotus melanicterus (Black-crested Bulbul)[5]
Ratufa bicolor (black giant squirrel)[5]
Rhinoplax vigil (Helmeted Hornbill)[5]
Rhyticeros narcondami (Narcondam Hornbill)[5]
Rhyticeros undulatus (Wreathed Hornbill)[5]
Treron capellei (Large Green Pigeon)[5]
Treron curvirostra (Thick-billed Green Pigeon)[5]
Varanus olivaceus (Gray’s Monitor Lizard)[5]
Zosterops palpebrosus (Oriental White-eye)[5]

Distribution

North America;

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Citations

Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1i-Tree Species v. 4.0, developed by the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station and SUNY-ESF using the Horticopia, Inc. plant database. 2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture 3Chave J, Coomes D, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Swenson NG, Zanne AE (2009) Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Ecology Letters 12: 351-366. Zanne AE, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Coomes DA, Ilic J, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Miller RB, Swenson NG, Wiemann MC, Chave J (2009) Data from: Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Dryad Digital Repository. 4Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 5"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572 6Norrbom, A.L. 2004. Fruit fly (Tephritidae) host plant database. Version Nov, 2004. 7Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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