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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]
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Ficus palmata ecotypes were compared on the bases of Phosphorus, Calcium, Magnesium and Iron contents.Mean values and ANOVA were shown in the Table 1.All the mineral elements show significant results.
Time evolution of the Ficus-Agaoninae association with special reference to section Pharmacosycea and Tetrapus: The age, geographical origin and major periods of diversion of Ficus remain controversial (Lopez-Vaamonde et al., 2009).
benjamina in these tests, but was not generally recovered from other Ficus species (Table 1).
Table-1: Qualitative phytochemical analysis of the leaves and barks extracts of Ficus natalensis.
Species group a Phragmites mauritianus Ficus capreifolia MBR Habitat Type 1
Los frutos que fueron consumidos en mayor medida por los murcielagos fueron del genero Ficus, representados por siete morfoespecies (68% de la dieta en las cuatro especies).
En un sitio muy bien estudiado desde el punto de vista floristico, como lo es la isla de Barro Colorado, Panama, se ha documentado la presencia de alrededor de 20 especies de hemiepifitas primarias (Croat, 1978), las cuales ocupan cerca del 10% del dosel, llegando a tener densidades de 11,1 individuos/ha; de ellas el 66,7% pertenecen al genero Ficus (Todzida, 1986).
Sinha SC reported the therapeutic effect of Ficus hispida that are found throughout the state of Manipur growing up to 1500 meters above the mean sea level, in moist situation.
Discussion encompasses the Banyan tree, an important tree in the birth of biology as a science, as well as Ficus religiosa, the Buddha's sacred Bodhi tree.
RodriguezGarcia, "Intake of dehydrated nopal (Opuntia ficus indica) improves bone mineral density and calciuria in adult Mexican women," Food & Nutrition Research, vol.