Fruits & Vegetables Week: Ficus carica, the Fig

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 10, 2011, 9:10:07 PM1/10/11
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 Ficus carica, the Fig, common fruit of temperate and subtropical climates, consumed fresh, dried or candied. also used in the preparation of Fig wine and brandy. Considered laxative.
Here are my photographs from Kashmir, Delhi and Californis
 
Local names
Hindi, Beng, Guj & Mar: Anjir
Tel: Anjuru, manjimedi, simayatti
Tam: Simaiyatti, tenatti
Kan: Anjura
Mal: Simayatti
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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
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http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/

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tanay bose

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Jan 11, 2011, 12:00:03 AM1/11/11
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I think this is an introduced plant in North America
Tanay
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Tanay Bose
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Department of Botany.
University of British Columbia .
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