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Ficus carica

Ficus carica L.


Celeste Fig

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderRosalesRose family and eight others
FamilyMoraceaeMulberry/fig family
GenusFicusA Latin name for the fig
SpeciescaricaThe Latin name carica, derived from the Greek karike, which was a kind of fig, was given to the papaya, or paw paw because of the latter’s fig-like leaves. Stearns further suggests that the name refers to an area in Asia Minor called Caria, where figs were extensively cultivated

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Ficus carica description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2018.

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Ficus carica (Celeste Fig)

7/5/2012 · By Jacquelyn Boyt

Ficus carica (Celeste Fig)

6/26/2012 · By Jacquelyn Boyt

Ficus carica (Celeste Fig)

6/26/2012 · By Jacquelyn Boyt


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