L., Sp. Pl. 1059 (1753).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Edible fig.
Shrubs or trees to 10 m; leaves with 3-5 palmately arranged lobes, scabrid above, tomentose below, 3-5 cm long, dull.
Receptacle shortly stalked, axillary, pear-shaped, eventually 5-8 cm long, green, brownish or purple.
S.Aust.: FR, EP, NL, MU, YP, SL, SE. Native to the Mediterranean.
Flowering time: No flowering time is available
SA Distribution Map based
on current data relating to
specimens held in the
State Herbarium of South Australia
Cultivated for their edible receptacles ("fruits").
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