Rubber Tree (Ficus elastica decora)

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RUBBER TREE
(Ficus elastica decora)
A.K.A.
Rubber Fig, Rubber Bush, Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant, or Indian Rubber Bush
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A large fig tree in the banyan group, growing to around 130 ft. tall with a 6.6ft diameter stout trunk. The trunk anchors itself with arial/buttressing roots in the soil to help support its heavy branches. The oval leaves are broad and shiny roughly 4 to 14 inches long and 2 to 6 inches wide. It is widely used as an indoor decretive houseplant throughout the world and in the U.S.

Distribution:
Native native to northeast India, Nepal, Bhutan,Burma, China (Yunnan), Malaysia, and Indonesia.

Conditions of Poisoning:
Ingestion, Skin

Toxic Principle:
White latex

Clinical Symptoms:
An irritant to the eyes and skin and can be fatal if taken internally.

IMMEDIATELY SEE YOUR VET FOR TREATMENT OPTIONS
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