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Ficus (/ˈfaɪkəs/ or /ˈfiːkəs/) is a genus of about 850
species of woody trees, shrubs, vines, epiphytes and hemiepiphytes in
the family Moraceae. Collectively known as fig trees or figs, they are
native throughout the tropics with a few species extending into the
semi-warm temperate zone. The common fig (F. carica) is a
temperate species native to southwest Asia and the Mediterranean
region (from Afghanistan to Portugal), which has been widely
cultivated from ancient times for its fruit, also referred to as figs.
The fruit of most other species are also edible though they are
usually of only local economic importance or eaten as bushfood.
However, they are extremely important food resources for wildlife.
Figs are also of considerable cultural importance throughout the
tropics, both as objects of worship and for their many practical uses.
2 Ecology and uses
5 Fig fruit and reproduction system
6 Mutualism with the pollinating fig wasps
8 Selected species
10 Cultural and spiritual significance
11 List of famous fig trees
12 See also
15 External links
Aerial root that may eventually provide structural support
Ficus is a pan-tropical genus of trees, shrubs and vines occupying a
wide variety of ecological niches; most are evergreen, but some
deciduous species are endemic to areas outside of the tropics and to
higher elevations. Fig species are characterized by their unique
inflorescence and distinctive pollination syndrome, which utilizes
wasp species belonging to the family
Agaonidae for pollination.
The specific identification of many of the species can be difficult,
but figs as a group are relatively easy to recognize. Many have
aerial roots and a distinctive shape or habit, and their fruits
distinguish them from other plants. The fig fruit is an enclosed
inflorescence, sometimes referred to as a syconium, an urn-like
structure lined on the inside with the fig's tiny flowers. The unique
fig pollination system, involving tiny, highly specific wasps, known
as fig wasps that enter via ostiole these sub-closed inflorescences to
both pollinate and lay their own eggs, has been a constant source of
inspiration and wonder to biologists. Finally, there are three
vegetative traits that together are unique to figs. All figs possess a
white to yellowish latex, some in copious quantities; the twig has
paired stipules or a circular stipule scar if the stipules have fallen
off; and the lateral veins at the base of the leaf are steep, forming
a tighter angle with the midrib than the other lateral veins, a
feature referred to as "tri-veined".
There are no unambiguous older fossils of Ficus. However, current
molecular clock estimates indicate that
Ficus is a relatively ancient
genus being at least 60 million years old, and possibly as old as
80 million years. The main radiation of extant species, however, may
have taken place more recently, between 20 and 40 million years ago.
Some better-known species that represent the diversity of the genus
include the common fig, a small temperate deciduous tree whose
fingered fig leaf is well known in art and iconography; the weeping
fig (F. benjamina), a hemi-epiphyte with thin tough leaves on
pendulous stalks adapted to its rain forest habitat; the rough-leaved
sandpaper figs from Australia; and the creeping fig (F. pumila),
a vine whose small, hard leaves form a dense carpet of foliage over
rocks or garden walls.
Moreover, figs with different plant habits have undergone adaptive
radiation in different biogeographic regions, leading to very high
levels of alpha diversity. In the tropics, it is quite common to find
Ficus is the most species-rich plant genus in a particular
forest. In Asia as many as 70 or more species can co-exist. Ficus
species richness declines with an increase in latitude in both
Ecology and uses
A common fig's syconium (fruit)
Cut through ripe common fig
Figs are keystone species in many tropical forest ecosystems. Their
fruit are a key resource for some frugivores including fruit bats, and
primates including: capuchin monkeys, langurs, gibbons and mangabeys.
They are even more important for birds such as Asian barbets, pigeons,
hornbills, fig-parrots and bulbuls, which may almost entirely subsist
on figs when these are in plenty. Many
Lepidoptera caterpillars feed
on fig leaves, for example several
Euploea species (crow butterflies),
the plain tiger (Danaus chrysippus), the giant swallowtail (Papilio
cresphontes), the brown awl (Badamia exclamationis), and Chrysodeixis
Copromorphidae moths. The citrus long-horned
beetle (Anoplophora chinensis), for example, has larvae that feed on
wood, including that of fig trees; it can become a pest in fig
plantations. Similarly, the sweet potato whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) is
frequently found as a pest on figs grown as potted plants and is
spread through the export of these plants to other localities. For a
list of other diseases common to fig trees, see List of foliage plant
The wood of fig trees is often soft and the latex precludes its use
for many purposes. It was used to make mummy caskets in Ancient Egypt.
Certain fig species (mainly F. cotinifolia, F. insipida and
F. padifolia) are traditionally used in
Mesoamerica to produce
papel amate (Nahuatl: āmatl). Mutuba (F. natalensis) is used to
produce barkcloth in Uganda. Pou (F. religiosa) leaves' shape
inspired one of the standard kbach rachana, decorative elements in
Indian banyan (F. bengalensis) and the
Indian rubber plant, as well as other species, have use in herbalism.
Figs have figured prominently in some human cultures. There is
evidence that figs, specifically the common fig (F. carica) and
sycamore fig (
Ficus sycomorus), were among the first – if not the
very first – plant species that were deliberately bred for
agriculture in the Middle East, starting more than 11,000 years ago.
Nine subfossil F. carica figs dated to about 9400–9200 BCE were
found in the early
Gilgal I (in the Jordan Valley,
13 km north of Jericho). These were a parthenogenetic type and
thus apparently an early cultivar. This find predates the first known
cultivation of grain in the Middle East by many hundreds of years.
The 1889 book 'The Useful Native Plants of Australia’ records that
Ficus aspera had the common names " Rough-leaved Fig." " Purple Fig "
and "White Fig." and that Indigenous Australians of the Rockhampton
region referred to them as "Noomaie" and in Cleveland Bay (Queensland)
"Balemo". It also states that the fruit which is black can be
In 2014, world production of raw figs was 1.14 million tonnes, led by
Turkey, Egypt, Algeria, and Morocco as the four largest producers,
collectively accounting for 64% of the world total.
Production of raw figs - 2014
Source: United Nations FAOSTAT
In a 100 gram serving, raw figs provide 74 calories, but no essential
nutrients in significant content, all having less than 10% of the
Daily Value (DV) (table). When dried (uncooked), however, 100 grams of
figs supply 249 calories with the dietary mineral, manganese, in rich
content (24% DV) and several other minerals and vitamin K in moderate
amounts of the DV (table).
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
310 kJ (74 kcal)
Vitamin A equiv.
Pantothenic acid (B5)
Full Link to USDA Database entry
μg = micrograms • mg = milligrams
IU = International units
Percentages are roughly approximated using US recommendations for
Figs, dried, uncooked
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
1,041 kJ (249 kcal)
Vitamin A equiv.
Pantothenic acid (B5)
Full Link to USDA Database entry
μg = micrograms • mg = milligrams
IU = International units
Percentages are roughly approximated using US recommendations for
Fig fruit and reproduction system
See also: Common fig
Ficus exasperata, fruits
Many fig species are grown for their fruits, though only
is cultivated to any extent for this purpose. The fig fruits,
important as both food and traditional medicine, contain laxative
substances, flavonoids, sugars, vitamins A and C, acids and enzymes.
However, figs are skin allergens, and the latex is a serious eye
A fig "fruit" is a type of multiple fruit known as a syconium, derived
from an arrangement of many small flowers on an inverted, nearly
closed receptacle. The many small flowers are unseen unless the fig is
cut open. In Chinese the fig is called wú huā guǒ (simplified
Chinese: 无花果; traditional Chinese: 無花果), "fruit without
flower". In Bengali, where the common fig is called dumur, it is
referenced in a proverb: tumi jeno dumurer phool hoe gele ("You have
become [invisible like] the dumur flower").
The syconium often has a bulbous shape with a small opening (the
ostiole) at the outward end that allows access to pollinators. The
flowers are pollinated by very small wasps that crawl through the
opening in search of a suitable place to lay eggs. Without this
pollinator service fig trees could not reproduce by seed. In turn, the
flowers provide a safe haven and nourishment for the next generation
of wasps. This accounts for the frequent presence of wasp larvae in
the fruit, and has led to a coevolutionary relationship. Technically,
a fig fruit proper would be only one of the many tiny matured,
seed-bearing gynoecia found inside one fig – if you cut open a fresh
fig, individual fruit will appear as fleshy "threads", each bearing a
single seed inside. The genus Dorstenia, also in the fig family
(Moraceae), exhibits similar tiny flowers arranged on a receptacle but
in this case the receptacle is a more or less flat, open surface.
Fig plants can be monoecious (hermaphrodite) or gynodioecious
(hermaphrodite and female). Nearly half of fig species are
gynodioecious, and therefore have some plants with inflorescences
(syconium) with long styled pistillate flowers, and other plants with
staminate flowers mixed with short styled pistillate flowers. The
long flowers styles tend to prevent wasps from laying their eggs
within the ovules, while the short styled flowers are accessible for
All the native fig trees of the American continent are hermaphrodites,
as well as species like
Indian banyan (F. benghalensis), weeping
fig (F. benjamina),
Indian rubber plant
Indian rubber plant (F. elastica),
fiddle-leaved fig (F. lyrata), Moreton Bay fig
Chinese banyan (F. microcarpa), sacred fig
(F. religiosa) and sycamore fig (F. sycomorus).
On the other hand, the common fig (
Ficus carica) is a gynodioecious
plant, as well as lofty fig or clown fig (F. aspera), Roxburgh
fig (F. auriculata), mistletoe fig (F. deltoidea),
F. pseudopalma, creeping fig (F. pumila) and related
The hermaphrodite common figs are called "inedible figs" or
"caprifigs"; in traditional culture in the
Mediterranean region they
were considered food for goats (Capra aegagrus). In the female fig
trees, the male flower parts fail to develop; they produce the
"'edible figs". Fig wasps grow in common fig caprifigs but not in the
female syconiums because the female flower is too long for the wasp to
successfully lay her eggs in them. Nonetheless, the wasp pollinates
the flower with pollen from the caprifig it grew up in. When the wasp
dies, it is broken down by enzymes (Ficain) inside the fig. Fig wasps
are not known to transmit any diseases harmful to humans.
When a caprifig ripens, another caprifig must be ready to be
pollinated. In temperate climes, wasps hibernate in figs, and there
are distinct crops. Common fig[verification needed] caprifigs have
three crops per year; edible figs have two. The first (breba)
produces small fruits called olynth. Some parthenocarpic cultivars of
common figs do not require pollination at all, and will produce a crop
of figs (albeit sterile) in the absence of caprifigs or fig wasps.
Depending on the species, each fruit can contain hundreds or even
thousand of seeds. Figs can be propagated by seeds, cuttings,
air-layering or grafting. However, as with any plant, figs grown from
seed are not necessarily genetically identical to the parent and are
only propagated this way for breeding purposes.
Mutualism with the pollinating fig wasps
Further information: Reproductive coevolution in Ficus
Each species of fig is pollinated by one or a few specialised wasp
species, and therefore plantings of fig species outside of their
native range results in effectively sterile individuals. For example,
in Hawaii, some 60 species of figs have been introduced, but only four
of the wasps that fertilize them have been introduced, so only four
species of figs produce viable seeds there and can become invasive
species. This is an example of mutualism, in which each organism (fig
plant and fig wasp) benefit each other, in this case reproductively.
The intimate association between fig species and their wasp
pollinators, along with the high incidence of a one-to-one
plant-pollinator ratio have long led scientists to believe that figs
and wasps are a clear example of coevolution. Morphological and
reproductive behavior evidence, such as the correspondence between fig
and wasp larvae maturation rates, have been cited as support for this
hypothesis for many years. Additionally, recent genetic and
molecular dating analyses have shown a very close correspondence in
the character evolution and speciation phylogenies of these two
According to meta-analysis of molecular data for 119 fig species 35%
(41) have multiple pollinator wasp species. The real proportion is
higher because not all wasp species were detected. On the other
hand, species of wasps pollinate multiple host fig species.
Molecular techniques, like microsatellite markers and mitochondrial
sequence analysis, allowed a discovery of multiple genetically
distinct, cryptic wasp species. Not all these cryptic species are
sister taxa and thus must have experienced a host fig shift at some
point. These cryptic species lacked evidence of genetic
introgression or backcrosses indicating limited fitness for hybrids
and effective reproductive isolation and speciation.
The existence of cryptic species suggests that neither the number of
symbionts nor their evolutionary relationships are necessarily fixed
ecologically. While the morphological characteristics that facilitate
the fig-wasp mutualisms are likely to be shared more fully in closer
relatives, the absence of unique pairings would make it impossible to
do a one-to-one tree comparison and difficult to determine
With 800 species,
Ficus is by far the largest genus in the Moraceae,
and is one of the largest genera of flowering plants currently
described. The species currently classified within
originally split into several genera in the mid-1800s, providing the
basis for a subgeneric classification when reunited into one genus in
1867. This classification put functionally dioecious species into four
subgenera based on floral characters. In 1965, E. J. H. Corner
reorganized the genus on the basis of breeding system, uniting these
four dioecious subgenera into a single dioecious subgenus Ficus.
Monoecious figs were classified within the subgenera Urostigma,
Pharmacosycea and Sycomorus.
This traditional classification has been called into question by
recent phylogenetic studies employing genetic methods to investigate
the relationships between representative members of the various
sections of each subgenus. Of Corner's original
subgeneric divisions of the genus, only Sycomorus is supported as
monophyletic in the majority of phylogenetic studies.
Notably, there is no clear split between dioecious and monoecious
lineages. One of the two sections of Pharmacosycea,
a monoecious group, form a monophyletic clade basal to the rest of the
genus, which includes the other section of Pharmacosycea, the rest of
the monoecious species, and all of the dioecious species. These
remaining species are divided into two main monophyletic lineages
(though the statistical support for these lineages isn't as strong as
for the monophyly of the more derived clades within them). One
consists of all sections of Urostigma except for section Urostigma s.
s.. The other includes section Urostigma s. s., subgenus Sycomorus,
and the species of subgenus Ficus, though the relationships of the
sections of these groups to one another are not well resolved.
Ficus amplissima Sm
Ficus benjamina L., 1767 - weeping fig
Ficus carica L. – common fig
Ficus daimingshanensis Chang
Ficus deltoidea Jack – mistletoe fig
Ficus erecta Thunb. – Japanese fig
Ficus grossularioides Burman f. - white-leaved fig
Ficus hirta Vahl
Ficus neriifolia Sm.
Ficus palmata Forssk.
Ficus pandurata Hance
Ficus ischnopoda Miq.
Ficus vaccinioides King
Ficus variolosa Lindl. ex Benth.
Ficus adhatodifolia Schott
Ficus apollinaris Dugand
Ficus carchiana Berg
Ficus crassiuscula Standl.
Ficus ecuadorensis Berg
Ficus dicranostyla Mildbr.
Ficus gigantosyce Dugand
Ficus guajavoides Lundell
Ficus illiberalis Corner
Ficus insipida Willd.
Ficus lacunata Kvitvik
Ficus macbridei Standl.
Ficus maxima Mill.
Ficus mutabilis Bureau
Ficus mutisii Dugand
Ficus nervosa Heyne ex Roth
Ficus obtusiuscula Miq.
Ficus piresiana Vázquez Avila & Berg
Ficus pulchella Schott
Ficus rieberiana Berg
Ficus tonduzii Standl.
Ficus yoponensis Desv.
Ficus andamanica Corner
Ficus aspera G.Forst.
Ficus bojeri Baker
Ficus capreifolia Delile
Ficus coronata Spin - creek sandpaper fig
Ficus fraseri Miq. - shiny sandpaper fig
Ficus fulvopilosa Summerh.
Ficus godeffroyi Warb. - mati (Samoan)
Ficus greenwoodii Summerh.
Ficus heterophylla L.f.
Ficus lateriflora Vahl
Ficus masonii Baker
Ficus montana Burm.f. – oakleaf fig
Ficus opposita Miq. – sweet sandpaper fig
Ficus scabra G.Forst.
Ficus tinctoria G.Forst. – dye fig
Ficus ulmifolia Lam.
Ficus virgata Blume
Ficus wassa Roxb.
Ficus auriculata Lour. – Roxburgh fig
Ficus benguetensis Merr.
Ficus congesta Roxb.
Ficus dammaropsis Diels – highland breadfruit, kapiak
Ficus fistulosa Blume
Ficus hispida L.
Ficus mauritiana Lam.
Ficus minahassae Teijsmann & de Vriese
Ficus mollior Bentham
Ficus nana Corner
Ficus nota Merr. – tibig
Ficus pseudopalma Blanco
Ficus racemosa L. – cluster fig
Ficus septica Burm.f. – hauli tree
Ficus sycomorus L. – sycamore fig
Ficus variegata Blume
Ficus barbata Blume =
Ficus hederacea Roxb.
Ficus laevis Blume
Ficus pantoniana King – climbing fig
Ficus pumila L. – creeping fig
Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang (Makino) Corner
Ficus sarmentosa Sm.
Ficus abutilifolia Miq.
Ficus albert-smithii Standl.
Ficus altissima Blume
Ficus amazonica Miq.
Ficus americana Aubl.
Ficus aripuanensis Berg & Kooy
Ficus arpazusa Carauta and Diaz
Ficus aurea Nutt. - Florida strangler fig
Ficus beddomei King – thavital
Ficus benghalensis L. – Indian banyan
Ficus benjamina L. – weeping fig
Ficus binnendijkii Miq.
Ficus bizanae Hutch. & Burtt-Davy
Ficus blepharophylla Vázquez Avila
Ficus broadwayi Urb.
Ficus bubu Warb.
Ficus burtt-davyi Hutch.
Ficus calyptroceras Miq.
Ficus castellviana Dugand
Ficus catappifolia Kunth & Bouché
Ficus caulocarpa Miq.
Ficus citrifolia Mill. – short-leaved fig
Ficus cordata Thunb.
Ficus costaricana Miq.
Ficus cotinifolia Kunth
Ficus crassipes F.M.Bailey – round-leaved banana fig
Ficus craterostoma Mildbr. & Burret
Ficus cyathistipula Warb.
Ficus dendrocida Kunth
Ficus destruens F.White
Ficus drupacea Thunb.
Ficus elastica Hornem. - Indian rubber plant
Ficus elasticoides De Wild.
Ficus enormis Miq.
Ficus exasperata Vahl.
Ficus faulkneriana Berg
Ficus fergusonii (King) T.B.Worth. ex Corner
Ficus fischeri Mildbr. & Burret
Ficus glaberrima Blume
Ficus glumosa Delile
Ficus gomelleira Kunth & Bouché
Ficus greiffiana Dugand
Ficus guianensis Desv.
Ficus hirsuta Schott
Ficus ilicina Miq.
Ficus kerkhovenii Valeton – Johore fig
Ficus luschnathiana Miq.
Ficus ingens Miq.
Ficus krukovii Standl.
Ficus lacor Buch.-Ham.
Ficus lapathifolia Miq.
Ficus lauretana Vázquez Avila
Ficus lutea Vahl
Ficus lyrata Warb. – fiddle-leaved fig
Ficus maclellandii King – Alii fig
Ficus macrophylla Desf. ex Pers. – Moreton Bay fig
Ficus malacocarpa Standl.
Ficus mariae Berg, Emygdio & Carauta
Ficus mathewsii Miq.
Ficus matiziana Dugand
Ficus mexiae Standl.
Ficus microcarpa L. – Chinese banyan
Ficus muelleriana Berg
Ficus natalensis Hochst. – mutuba (Ganda)
Ficus obliqua G.Forst. – small-leaved fig
Ficus obtusifolia Kunth
Ficus pakkensis Standl.
Ficus pallida Vahl
Ficus panurensis Standl.
Ficus pertusa L.f.
Ficus petiolaris Kunth
Ficus platypoda Cunn. – desert fig
Ficus pleurocarpa DC. – banana fig
Ficus polita Vahl
Ficus prolixa G.Forst.
Ficus religiosa L. – sacred fig
Ficus roraimensis Berg
Ficus rubiginosa Desf. – Port Jackson fig
Ficus rumphii Blume
Ficus salicifolia Vahl – willow-leaved fig
Ficus sansibarica Warb.
Ficus saussureana DC.
Ficus schippii Standl.
Ficus schultesii Dugand
Ficus schumacheri Griseb.
Ficus sphenophylla Standl.
Ficus stuhlmannii Warb.
Ficus subpisocarpa Gagnep.
Ficus subpuberula Corner
Ficus superba Miq.
Ficus sycomorus Miq.
Ficus superba var. henneana (Miq.) Corner
Ficus tettensis Hutch.
Ficus thonningii Blume
Ficus tremula Warb.
Ficus trichopoda Baker
Ficus trigona L.f.
Ficus trigonata L.
Ficus triradiata Corner – red-stipule fig
Ficus umbellata Vahl
Ficus ursina Standl.
Ficus velutina Willd.
Ficus verruculosa Warb.
Ficus virens Aiton – white fig
Ficus virens var. sublanceolata (Miq.) Corner – sour fig
Ficus watkinsiana F.M.Bailey – Watkins's fig
Ficus tsjahela Burm.f.
Numerous species of fig are found in cultivation in domestic and
office environments, including:
F. binnendijkii, narrow-leaf fig - hardy to 5 °C (41 °F)
F. carica, common fig - hardy to −10 °C (14 °F): shrub
or small tree which can be grown outdoors in mild temperate regions,
producing substantial harvests of fruit: several cultivars are
F. benjamina, Benjamin tree - hardy to 5 °C (41 °F):
widely used as an indoor plant for the home or the office: it benefits
from the dry, warm atmosphere of centrally-heated interiors, and can
grow to substantial heights in a favoured position: several variegated
cultivars are available
F. elastica, rubber plant - hardy to 10 °C (50 °F)
F. lyrata, fiddle-leaf fig - hardy to 10 °C (50 °F)
F. microcarpa, Indian laurel - hardy to 10 °C (50 °F)
F. pumila, creeping fig - hardy to 1 °C (34 °F)
F. rubiginosa, Port Jackson fig - hardy to 10 °C (50 °F)
Cultural and spiritual significance
Fig leaf and Figs in the Bible
Leaves of the sacred fig (
Fig tree roots overgrowing a sandstone
Buddha statue, near Wat Maha
That in Ayutthaya province, Thailand
Fig trees have profoundly influenced culture through several religious
traditions. Among the more famous species are the sacred fig tree
(Pipal, bodhi, bo, or po,
Ficus religiosa) and the banyan fig (Ficus
benghalensis). The oldest living plant of known planting date is a
Ficus religiosa tree known as the
Sri Maha Bodhi
Sri Maha Bodhi planted in the temple
at Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka by King Tissa in 288 BCE. The common fig is
one of two significant trees in Islam, and there is a sura in Quran
named "The Fig" or
At-Tin (سوره تین). In Asia, figs are
Buddhism and Hinduism. In Jainism, the consumption of any
fruit belonging to this genus is prohibited. The
traditionally held to have found bodhi (enlightenment) while
meditating under a sacred fig (F. religiosa). The same species
was Ashvattha, the "world tree" of Hinduism. The plaksa Pra-sravana
was said to be a fig tree between the roots of which the Sarasvati
River sprang forth; it is usually held to be a sacred fig but more
probably seems to be a wavy-leaved fig (F. infectoria). According
to the Kikuyu people, sacrifices to Ngai were performed under a
sycomore tree (Mũkũyũ) and if one was not available, a fig tree
(Mũgumo) would be used. The common fig tree is cited in the Bible,
where in Genesis 3:7, Adam and Eve cover their nakedness with fig
leaves. The fig fruit is also one of the traditional crops of Israel,
and is included in the list of food found in the Promised Land,
according to the Torah (Deut. 8). Jesus cursed a fig tree for bearing
no fruit (Mark 11:12–14). The fig tree was sacred in ancient Cyprus
where it was a symbol of fertility.
List of famous fig trees
Ashvattha – the world tree of Hinduism, held to be a supernatural
Bodhi tree – a F. religiosa
Tree of Homer's Odyssey, presumably a F. carica
Tree – a F. virens
Ficus Ruminalis – a F. carica
Plaksa – another supernatural fig in Hinduism; usually identified as
F. religiosa but probably F. infectoria
Santa Barbara's Moreton Bay Fig
Tree – a F. macrophylla
Sri Maha Bodhi
Sri Maha Bodhi – another F. religiosa, planted in 288 BCE, the
oldest human-planted tree on record
Banyan – a F. benghalensis, a clonal colony and once
the largest organism known
Vidurashwatha – "Vidura's Sacred Fig Tree", a village in India named
after a famous F. religiosa that until recently stood there
Wonderboom - the largest fig tree, in Pretoria, South Africa
Abraham Mauricio Salazar, famous papel amate artist
Amphoe Pho Sai
Amphoe Pho Sai and Amphoe Suan Phueng, districts in Thailand named
Edred John Henry Corner
Fig Newton (a fig roll)
Figtree, New South Wales
Figtree, Saint Kitts and Nevis
God hates figs
Jesus cursing the fig tree
List of fruits
Atharva-Veda scholar whose name means "sacred fig eater"
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