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fig

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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Consequently, once they become established in a novel area, it is highly probable that they will spread across the entire population of their host fig tree in the region, however fragmented it may be.
The second confusion follows: It is the presumed difference between nature and the city, apartments and houses, subways and fig trees.
The Fig Tree is unusual in that it caters as diligently for vegetarians as it does for meat-eaters.
On 28 Apr we noted that a colony of middle instars had established on a stem of one tented fig tree accompanied by copious amounts of waxy exudate.
I felt I was a young boy sitting under the Ain Traz oak tree - not the Rio fig tree - solely troubled by his baccalaureate official exams.
The volunteer fig tree growing in your yard is probably a seedling offspring from your mature tree.
The legacy that Massey Yardley and Chrysler, will leave at Fig Tree Park is a wonderful addition to our parks system, and will provide a place for children to play, and for families to connect, long into the future.
Stimulative parthenocarpy occurs when a symbiotic wasp enters the syconium of a female fig tree and places its ovipositor in long-style flowers without laying eggs, although other mechanisms are also known (Storey 1975: 580).
In Matthew 24:32, Jesus used the fig tree in describing His second coming: "Now learn a parable of the fig tree.
Maathai revered the village fig tree, whose roots dove deep into the ground near the spring that fed the stream where her mother sent her to fetch water.
These include discussions of early testimonies in the New Testament of laws and practices relating to pilgrimage and Passover, the lesson of the fig tree, and evidence of an editor's hand in two instances of Mark's account of Jesus' last week.
The fig tree outside my kitchen door has become a gathering place for birds and other creatures throughout the year, a place of raucous and earnest feeding activity.