The astonishing fig tree is poorly understood by the average person although that is obviously changing. As agriculture truly expands into the tropics more effectively through the use of biochar in particular, expect to see this tree dominate natural fence rows.
It is an excellent teacher of natural complexity and interdependence. Thus worth a special effort.
This item is a great start.
One Tiny Wasp Turns a Fig Tree Into a 150-Foot-High Eden
But there’s a lot going on underneath the tree too.