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Ficus carica carica L.

Synonyms

Caprificus insectifera, Ficus burdigalensis, Ficus caprificus, Ficus colchica, Ficus communis, Ficus hyrcana, Ficus kopetdagensis, Ficus latifolia, Ficus leucocarpa, Ficus macrocarpa, Ficus pachycarpa, Ficus praecox, Ficus regina, Ficus silvestris

Common names

Fig, teen Barshomi

Extract from Wikipedia article

The common fig (Ficus carica) is a species of flowering plant in the genus Ficus, from the family Moraceae, known as the common fig (or just the fig), انجیر (Urdu), அத்தி (Tamil), anjeer (Hindi), dumur (Bengali), תאנה (Hebrew) and تين (Arabic). It is the source of the fruit also called the fig, and as such is an important crop in those areas where it is grown commercially. Native to the Middle East and western Asia, it has been sought out and cultivated since ancient times, and is now widely grown throughout the temperate world, both for its fruit and as an ornamental plant.

LinkDusty fig tree (Ficus carica) on Barzan Street in Musheirib area. Doha, Qatar, March 21, 2014
Location on mapsBarzan Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkYoung fig tree (Ficus carica) in a lane behind Abdullah Bin Thani Street in Musheirib area. Doha, Qatar, March 28, 2014
Location on mapsAbdullah Bin Thani Street, Doha, Qatar

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