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Indian fig (Opuntia ficus-indica)

Title of object

Indian fig (Opuntia ficus-indica)

Object description

The external appearance of the Indian fig tree. Indian fig [Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) P. Mill.] is a cactus species from Cactaceae family belonging to the genus Opuntia and its fruits are eaten. This fruit known as “Indian fig” in Turkey, is referred to by names such as "prickly pears", "barber pear" or "prickly fig" in other countries. In general, this plant which is native to the hot and dry Mediterranean climate, it grows as hedge plant in rocky areas. After maturation towards end of the summ...

Language of object

Turkish

Author(s) / Publisher

Zeynel Cebeci

Discipline(s)

Miscellaneous Crops

Keywords

cactus

Technical format

Image

Intended end-user role

Learner

Learning resource type

Photo

Typical age range

14U

Copyright - Restrictions

This resource is licensed under the license(CC-BY-NC-ND) Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported

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No

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