Ficus infectoria – Famine Foods

Ficus infectoria


India (Garhwal Himalayas; Uttar Pradesh, Balrampur region): young shoots eaten in curry to treat scurvy. Fruit eaten ripe and unripe, in the Balrampur region.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
(Balrampur): Pakur

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