Morus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Moraceae, which includes species commonly known as mulberries. These plants are native to Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America. The most well-known species is Morus alba, the white mulberry, which is cultivated for its sweet and juicy fruits. Mulberries are rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, vitamin K, and antioxidants. They are often eaten fresh, dried, or used in various culinary dishes such as jams, pies, and desserts. Additionally, mulberry leaves are sometimes used in traditional medicine and as food for silkworms in sericulture.