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More than 60 types of plants mentioned in the Noble Qur’an, the Noble Hadith and the purified Sunnah of the Prophet
Scientific Name: Ficus carica L.
Arabic name(s): التّين
English name(s): Edible Fig
Growth form: The edible fig plant is a deciduous shrub or small tree. It has sweety fruits calls fig.
Genus: Ficus L.
Species: Ficus carica L.
Citation in the Quran:
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.
Citation in the Hadit:
Fig is not mentioned in the Hadith.
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.