Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
fig Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Trusted
fig trees NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
figs FloraOfZimbabwe, NCBI Taxonomy Trusted


Name Sources Status
Fiikukset Kari Pihlaviita Trusted
Viikunat Kari Pihlaviita Trusted

Norwegian Nynorsk

Name Sources Status
fikenslekta World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted


Name Sources Status
fikon (släktet) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted


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