Dinosaurs and Figs!

The other day we visited Australian age of Dinosaurs in Winton and not only was it an amazing tourist experience but we also came across the biggest population of Ficus cerasicarpa that I’ve seen to date. About 20 trees are growing along the side of a metal walkway set up as part of the tour. Another good sized tree grows behind the lab which is┬álabelled incorrectly as Ficus brachypoda.

There wasn’t any fruit but the foliage and growth habit was just like that of the cerasicarpa from Cloncurry and Mt Isla.

If you’re ever in Winton and have a thing for Dinosaurs or Rock figs you should check out Australian age of Dinosaurs!

http://www.australianageofdinosaurs.com