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Ficus superba, also known as sea fig or deciduous fig, is a hemiepiphytic tree of genus Ficus. It is also one of the species known as a Strangler fig because of its potential to grow as a hemi-epiphyte and eventually progress to the strangling habit that many figs are known for. It is, however, not an obligate hemi-epiphyte and can be found growing as single stemmed trees in forests. It is found in Japan, Taiwan, and China, as well as various parts of South-east Asia, such as Thailand, Vietnam, Java, Kalimantan, the Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, Seram Island, and Peninsular Malaysia.
The variety Ficus superba var. henneana grows in Australia where it may reach 35 metres tall.
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