Trees of Morni: Punjab Fig

Punjab Fig/ Jangli-Anjir/ Khemri (Ficus palmata) is a moderate sized deciduous tree with a smooth dull ash gray/ whitish bark. Wood is light coloured, of moderate strength. Leaves are dark green and heart-shaped with toothed margins. The fruit, ‘Punjab Fig’ is a small sized fruit with a pleasant taste.  The fig dries up and turns black on ripening. The foliage is used as cattle feed.

Punjab Fig, Rasoon
Punjab Fig Leaves
Punjab Fig trunk
Punjab Fig, Rasoon, May 2012 (Courtesy Rajesh Pandey)
Punjab Fig- ripe and raw