Fig


Fig

Plants Identity


Scientific Name

Ficus carica L.

Arabic name(s)

Tin

English name(s)

Edible Fig

Order

Rosales

Family

Moraceae

Genus

Ficus L.

Species

Ficus carica L.

Subspecies

Variety

Growth form

The edible fig plant is a deciduous shrub or small tree. It has sweety fruits calls fig.

Plant’s Description

Edible Fig

Ecology (Habitat)& distribution

Fig has been cultivated for thousands of years. It grows in warm temperate regions, including the Mediterranean countries and some areas in the Arabian Peninsula.

Geographic distribution

Plant’s Citations in the Holy Qur’an

At-Tin or fig has been mentioned once in the Holy Qur’an. It is the plant that Allah- All Almighty- swears, at the beginning of Surat At-Tin in the Holy Qur’an. Allah the Most Sublime Says; “By the Fig and the Olive,” Surat At-Tin, Verse# 1.

Other Citations for the plant in the Holy Qur’an

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

Fig is not mentioned in the Hadith.

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

History of the Plant


Stories about the plant in Holy Qur’an

Stories about the plant in Sunnah

The plant in the Arabic Literature

Etymology

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Functional Uses


Uses

Foods

Products

Fruits

Traditional Uses

Services

Landscape Services

Medicinal uses

Constituents (Chemical composition)

Side Effects

Other Uses

Cultivation (Agriculture)


Cultivation History

Cultivars and Varieties

Growth and propagation

Tree management

Pests and diseases

Harvesting & Yield

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