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Ficus carica

Ficus carica

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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. 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 by man since ancient times, and is now widely grown throughout the temperate world, both for its fruit and as an ornamental.

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Dr. Tarek Kapiel
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Dr. Tarek Kapiel

Saudi Arabia

Spotted on Dec 11, 2012
Submitted on Dec 11, 2012

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