Paare mara -Hairy Fig
Paare mara (Ficus hispida) one of the native trees in Kodagu which is a small but well distributed species of tropical fig tree. It occurs in many parts of Asia which grows up to 15 m tall. It has a brownish bark.Branches are covered in brownish to whitish hair.
Hairy Fig/Devil Fig
It is cultivated in India for its medicinal properties such as antidiarrheal purpose. In Nepal, it is used as food for animals, while in Thailand, the rough leaves are used to scraping off eel’s sticky texture before cooking.