MORACEAE - Mulberry Family

Trees, shrubs, rarely herbs
Leaves alternate, simple, often lobed, 2 stipules

Flowers unisexual in a variety of inflorescences, including catkins

Wind-pollinated with the exception of Ficus

Fruit a multiple composed of many small drupes

Seed without endosperm

40 genera, 1000 species, more than 500 species of Ficus