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Ficus carica L.
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Edible fig; Common fig

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Ficus carica, Fig, branching
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Ficus carica, Fig, branching
Ficus carica, Fig, leaf upper
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Ficus carica, Fig, leaf upper

Ficus carica, Fig, leaf tip upper
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Ficus carica, Fig, leaf base upper
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Ficus carica, Fig, leaf base upper

Ficus carica, Fig, leaf under
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Ficus carica, Fig, leaf under
Ficus carica, Fig, leaf tip under
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Ficus carica, Fig, leaf tip under

Ficus carica, Fig, leaf base under
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Ficus carica, Fig, leaf base under
Ficus carica, Fig, flower, fruit
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Ficus carica, Fig, flower, fruit

Ficus carica, Fig, flower, fruit
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Ficus carica, Fig, flower, fruit
Ficus carica, Fig, leaf bud
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Ficus carica, Fig, leaf bud

Ficus carica, Fig, stem
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Ficus carica, Fig, stem

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Agaricaceae  Phoma cinerascens @ BPI (4)
Asterinaceae  Triposporium @ BPI (1)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Diplodia cacaoicola @ BPI (1)

Diplodia macrostoma @ BPI (3)

Diplodia sycina @ BPI (11)

Diplodia @ BPI (1)

Macrophoma sycophila @ BPI (1)

Phyllosticta caricae @ BPI (1)

Phyllosticta sycophila @ 355143B (1); 355143A (1); BPI (4)

Sphaeropsis malorum @ BPI (4)
Ceratocystidaceae  Ceratocystis fimbriata @ BPI (4)
Chionosphaeraceae  Stilbum cinnabarinum @ BPI (1)
Cicadellidae  Jalalia colorata @ III (1)
Coccidae  Saissetia miranda @ CSCA_TCN (14)
Corticiaceae  Corticium laetum @ BPI (2)

Corticium salmonicolor @ BPI (2)

Corticium subroseum @ BPI (2)

Rhizoctonia microsclerotia @ BPI (3)

Rhizoctonia @ BPI (1)
Cyphellaceae  Cyphella alboviolascens @ BPI (1)
Dermateaceae  Gloeosporium fructigenum @ BPI (2)

Gloeosporium fructus @ BPI (1)

Gloeosporium @ BPI (2)
Diaporthaceae  Phomopsis cinerescens @ BPI (6)
Diaspididae  Aonidiella aurantii @ MEMU_ENT (1)

Aspidiotus diffinis @ MEMU_ENT (10)

Diaspidiotus braunschvigi @ CSCA_TCN (2)

Hemiberlesia rapax @ CSCA_TCN (1)

Lepidosaphes conchiformis @ CSCA_TCN (2)
Diatrypaceae  Eutypella fici @ BPI (1)
Elsinoaceae  Sphaceloma caricae @ BPI (4)
Glomerellaceae  Colletotrichum caricae @ BPI (1)

Colletotrichum elasticae @ BPI (2)

Glomerella cingulata @ BPI (3)
Homotomidae  Homotoma ficus @ CSCA_TCN (10)
Hyponectriaceae  Physalospora rhodina @ BPI (2)
Miridae  Coridromius chenopoderis @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp4 sp_019 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp4c sp_nsp_009 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp4c sp_nsp_018 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp7 sp_001 @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Gn_orthotylinigp9 sp_002 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Goodeniaphila schuhi @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Myrtlemiris yalgoo @ AMNH_PBI (3)
Morchellaceae  Morchella conica @ BPI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora bolleana @ BPI (27)

Cercospora fici-caricae @ BPI (2)

Cercospora fici @ BPI (9)

Cercospora ficina @ BPI (1)

Cercospora sycina @ BPI (1)

Rhabdospora @ BPI (1)
Nectriaceae  Fusarium elegans @ BPI (2)

Fusarium lateritium @ BPI (3)

Fusarium salicis @ BPI (1)

Fusarium @ BPI (3)

Gibberella pulicaris @ BPI (1)

Nectria cinnabarina @ BPI (4); 551121B (1); 551121A (1)

Nectria episphaeria @ BPI (1)

Nectria @ BPI (2)

Tubercularia ailanthi @ BPI (2)

Tubercularia fici @ BPI (2)

Tubercularia vulgaris @ BPI (2)
Pentatomidae  Brochymena quadripustulata @ MEMU_ENT (1)
Phakopsoraceae  Cerotelium fici @ BPI (64)

Phakopsora nishidana @ BPI (7)
Phragmidiaceae  Kuehneola fici @ BPI (2)
Piesmatidae  Mcateella kwoki @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Pleomassariaceae  Helminthosporium mollerianum @ BPI (1)
Pleosporaceae  Alternaria tenuis @ BPI (2)
Polyporaceae  Polyporus squamosus @ BPI (1)
Psathyrellaceae  Ozonium omnivorum @ BPI (2)
Pseudococcidae  Dysmicoccus brevipes @ MEMU_ENT (2)

Planococcus citri @ MEMU_ENT (2)

Planococcus kraunhiae @ MEMU_ENT (60)

Pseudococcus comstocki @ MEMU_ENT (6)

Pseudococcus maritimus @ MEMU_ENT (1)

Pseudococcus @ MEMU_ENT (2)
Saccharomycetaceae  Saccharomyces @ BPI (2)
Schizophyllaceae  Schizophyllum commune @ BPI (1)
Sclerotiniaceae  Botrytis cinerea @ BPI (1)

Sclerotinia @ BPI (1)
Trichocomaceae  Aspergillus ficuum @ BPI (1)

Aspergillus niger @ BPI (1)

Eurotium verruculosum @ BPI (1)
Xylariaceae  Sphaeria syconophila @ BPI (1)
_  Ascochyta caricae @ BPI (2)

Cephalosporium acremonium @ BPI (1)

Cephalosporium fici @ BPI (1)

Fumago vagans @ BPI (1)

Microcera coccophila @ BPI (1)

Ormathodium fici @ BPI (1)

Physopella fici @ 156613A (1); BPI (86); 156613B (1)

Rhinotrichum macrosporum @ BPI (1)

Septosporium bolleanum @ BPI (1)

Sporidesmium sicynum @ BPI (2)

Sporidesmium sycinum @ BPI (2)

Sterigmatocystis castanea @ BPI (2)

Sterigmatocystis ficuum @ BPI (5)

Sterigmatocystis nigra @ 410887A (1); 410887B (1); BPI (2)

Trichothecium candidum @ BPI (1)

Uredo fici @ BPI (9)

Verticilliodochium @ BPI (2)

Zignoella ovoidea @ BPI (1)

Zygosporium oscheoides @ BPI (1)

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2. Ficus carica Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 1059. 1753.

Common fig

Shrubs or small trees , deciduous, to 5 m. Roots not adventitious. Bark grayish, slightly roughened. Branchlets pubescent. Leaves: stipules 1-1.2 cm; petiole 8-20 cm. Leaf blade obovate, nearly orbiculate, or ovate, palmately 3-5-lobed, 15-30 × 15-30 cm, base cordate, margins undulate or irregularly dentate, apex acute to obtuse; surfaces abaxially and adaxially scabrous-pubescent; basal veins 5 pairs; lateral veins irregularly spaced. Syconia solitary, sessile, green, yellow, or red-purple, pyriform, 5-8 cm, pubescent; peduncle ca. 1 cm; subtending bracts ovate, 1-2 mm; ostiole with 3 subtending bracts, umbonate.

Flowering spring-summer. Disturbed sites; 0-300 m; introduced; Calif., Fla., Mass., N.C., S.C.; Mexico; West Indies; native to Asia.

Ficus carica is known to escape in Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia, although no specific localities are documented.

Ficus carica was first known from Caria in southwestern Asia. It is cultivated for its edible fruit and becomes established outside of cultivation only sporadically in the United States. It can sometimes be found persisting around old habitations and old orchards.

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