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Ficus, the partially dried fruit of Ficus carica (family Moraceae); used as a nutrient, mild laxative, and demulcent.
[L. ficus; A.S. fic]

fig

Ficus spp. See ficus tsiela.
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Due to these nutritional advantages, dried Ficus carica is claimed to have a significant importance in the field of health sciences [24].
The study shows that the indigenous samples of Ficus carica are rich in minerals especially iron and sodium.
The stability of the symbiosis between dioecious figs and their pollinators: a study of Ficus carica L.
Genetics and cytology of syconium persistence in Ficus carica.
By contrast, the faeces of older (fourth and fifth instar) nymphs contained a wide variety of species including Ficus carica (30%), Phoenix dactyfera (18%) Punica granatum (10%), Olea europea (8%) as well as C.
Station Plant species Korah Oumache El-Outaya Grasses Ampelodesma mauritanica + + + Agropyrum junceum + + + Avena sp + - + Cynodon dactylon + + + Hordeum murinum + - - Hordeum sativum + - - Imperata cylindrica + + + oryzopsis miliacea + + Psamma arenaria - + - Crops Citrullus lanatus Var Caffer - + - Cucumis melo - + - Trees Casuarina torulosa - + + Cupressus sempervirens - - + Ficus carica + + - Phoenix dactylifera + + + Phoenix canariensis - - + Pinus halepensis - - + Punica granatum + + + Olea europaea + + +
fraterculus (20 plant species from 8 families) (Table 1); predominantly fig, Ficus carica L.