Cluster Fig

Cluster Fig

English name: Cluster Fig, Indian Fig, Redwood Fig

Scientific name: Ficus racemose L.

Local name: ‘Dumur’






Taxonomic Position of Cluster Fig According to Cronquist (1981) 

Kingdom         :Plantae

Division           :Magnoliophyta

Class                :Magnoliopsida

Order               : Rosales

Family             :Moraceae

Genus              :Ficus

Species            : F. racemose

Botanical Description of Cluster Fig Plant

Habit: Perennial large tree


Root: Tap root system

Stem: A small to medium sized tree ever green or semi deciduous.

Leaf: Simple alternate, petiolate, lamina eliptic, ovate or obovate

Inflorescence: Hypanthodium.


Chromosome number: 2n=26

Economic Importance: Fruit is edible, trunk is used as furniture.

Table 1. Dumur fruit developed by GPC, BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh


Serial NumberName of VarietyDeveloped byYear of ReleasePlanting timeYield (t/ha)
1FTIP-BAU Dumur-1GPC, BAU2009May-August4.5


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