Ficus bengalensis – Famine Foods

Ficus bengalensis


India (Bombay Presidency, Madras Presidency): ripe fruit eaten. (Rajasthan, western): orange-red ripe fruit eaten; (Garhwal Himalayas): fruit eaten raw.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Bombay Presidency: Vad ("universally" [sic]); Panch Mahals district:Vadla. Rajasthan (western): Bargad, Bar. Tamil: Alamarum. Telugu: Marri.

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