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Awar awar (Ficus septica)

Awar-awar or Hauli tree or barabar or sirih popar or tobo tobo (Ficus septica) is species of plants in Moraceae, trees grow in bushes or in neglected places and sap contained in roots, twigs, leaves and fruit is used to treat poisoning and digestive problems.

F. septica is usually 1-5 m high, although in the forest it can be up to 25 m. Round, hollow and bare branches. Roots, twigs, leaves and fruit will emit a yellow sap and sticky if injured.

Dlium Awar awar (Ficus septica)

The base of the leaves is large and spiky, arranged alternately or face to face with a stem length of 2.5-5 cm. Large leaf blade, round egg, 9-30x9-16 cm, rounded base and blunt narrow tip, flat-edged, upper side dark green with 6-12 secondary bones pale white.

Fruit paired, single or clustered up to 4 items, short-stemmed, at the base has 3 protective leaves, light green or gray green and 1.5 cm in diameter. F. septica is food for 22 animal species including wasps, bats, birds, monkeys and mice as well as seed dispersing vectors.

Awar-awar grows in secondary rain forests on a variety of soils up to a height of 1800 m, very adaptive and expansive. Also often found in bushes, roadside, river banks or waterways and others.

The sap is used as an anti-poison, overcoming herpes and various skin diseases. The leaves are used to treat rheumatism, fever, stimulate sudorifika to relieve headaches and opiate mixtures. The root is used as a poultice for burns and stew is used to treat dysentery or diarrhea and as a diuretic.





Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Rosales
Family: Moraceae
Genus: Ficus
Species: Ficus septica

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