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AH_Strangler Fig Ficus zarazalensis Costa Rica_5022.jpg
Looking upwards to the rainforest canopy through the aerial roots of a Strangler Fig {Ficus zarazalensis}. In this instance the original host tree that the Stangler Fig was climbing has been killed and has rotted away, leaving a hollow space in the middle. This species is endemic to the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. May.