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Research and Conservation in Southern Sonora, Mexico

Ficus petiolaris (rock fig, tescalama)

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Ficus petiolaris east of Alamos, Sonora. Photo: Mark Dimmitt

Ficus petiolaris strangling a rock east of Alamos, Sonora. Photo: Mark Dimmitt

 

The exposed roots of Ficus petiolaris create fantastic sculptures on cliff faces. Photos: Mark Dimmitt

 


Ficus petiolaris roots frame the doorway of an abandoned adobe house in Aduana, Sonora. Photo: Mark Dimmitt

 


Seedling Ficus petiolaris established on a rock near Alamos, Sonora. Photo: Mark Dimmitt

Fruit of Ficus petiolaris at La Pintada south of Hermosillo, Sonora. Photo: Mark Dimmitt


Leaf of Ficus petiolaris. Photo: Mark Dimmitt