Ficus carica L.

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Worldwide distribution: Mediterranean countries eastwards to Iraq; widely cultivated elsewhere
Growth form(s): Tree.
Insects associated with this species: Asota speciosa (Larval foodplant)
Glyphodes stolalis (Larval food plant)
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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ficus carica
African Plant Database: Ficus carica
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Ficus carica
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ficus carica
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ficus carica
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ficus carica
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ficus carica
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ficus carica
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Ficus carica
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ficus carica
Ispot Southern Africa: Ficus carica
JSTOR Plant Science: Ficus carica
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ficus carica
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ficus carica
The Plant List (version 1.1): Ficus carica
Tropicos: Ficus carica

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Ficus carica., retrieved 19 February 2018

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