Ficus carica

Ficus carica L.

Common Names

Common fig tree (English), تين البر (Arabic)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Mediterranean region, Southwest Asia.

Distribution in Egypt

Nile region, oases, Mediterranean region, Egyptian desert and Sinai (St.Katherine).

Habitat

Cultivated and naturalized.

Life Expectancy

Perennial.

References

F.N., Hepper., & I. Friis. (1994).  The Plants of Pehr Forsskal's "Flora Ageyptiaco-Arabica". Kew: Kew Publishing..
L., Boulos. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Cairo: Al Hadara Publishing..
V., Täckholm. (1974).  Students’ Flora of Egypt, 2nd Ed. Cairo: Cairo University Press..
V., Täckholm., & M. Drar. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Bulletin of the Faculty of Science. Cairo: Cairo University Press..