Black Mulberry-Morus nigra

The Black mulberry (Morus nigrais) is a species of flowering plant in the family Moraceae (mulberry family), tribe Moreae. It is a common tree grown in the plain areas of KPK. It's basically grown for shade and wood, which is mainly used in sports goods industry in Pakistan. The dark purple colored fruit is though edible, but is rarely eaten by the local people. The fruit and the root are used to cure many throat related ailments.

Black Mulberry Fruit

2 comments:

Kala said...

Wonderful details showing the berries as they ripen in the last 3 shots. I didn't know they had medicinal purposes.

Maria said...

Great blog. I too love taking pictures of animals and plants...

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