Dorstenia gigas


-Dorstenia gigas is commonly called Socotra Fig and Socotra Fig Tree.


-It is native to the Socotra Islands (northern Africa).


-Dorstenia gigas is a shrub-like or little tree plant, that can grow up to 2-5 mt high and 150 cm in diameter. It is a caudiciform plant, the branched stem has bladed leaves.


-It needs warm temperatures and a moist envoirnment, especially during winter.


-It is propagated by root cuttings.


-Dorstenia gigas is the largest species in its genus.

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