They entered; behind a glass window, by the light of the cardinal's lantern, which had been placed on the floor in the midst of the gallery, they saw the orange and pomegranate trees
of the Castle of Rueil, in long lines, forming one great alley and two smaller side alleys.
Huge pomegranate trees
, with their glossy leaves and flame-colored flowers, dark-leaved Arabian jessamines, with their silvery stars, geraniums, luxuriant roses bending beneath their heavy abundance of flowers, golden jessamines, lemon-scented verbenum, all united their bloom and fragrance, while here and there a mystic old aloe, with its strange, massive leaves, sat looking like some old enchanter, sitting in weird grandeur among the more perishable bloom and fragrance around it.
Speaking to Muscat Daily, Dr Hamoud bin Darwish al Hassani, director general for Agriculture and Animal Research at MoAF said, 'We have registered 374 plant varieties, of which 327 are palm trees, 13 citrus, 25 Omani mango trees, four guava trees, one coconut tree, one pomegranate tree
and three banana trees.
I'm reading Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree
by Tariq Ali.
In Islam the pomegranate tree
is a symbol of abundance.
Pomegranate can be propagated from seed, but seed pomegranate fruits are inferior in quality, hence 40m-long cuttings from a one-year old branch of the pomegranate tree
and air (another method of propagation) are mostly practised to ensure desired results.
There's a pomegranate tree
, another palm tree, and an old bicycle: "My means of transportation," says Darrin.
is well known in the Mediterranean countries where high diverse genetic resources are still available in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Arab Peninsula (Barone et al.
The Pomegranate Tree
, published by Blanket Press, is available from amazon.
Tariq Ali, Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree
Gerald Brenen, South from Granada Federico Garcia Lorca, Collected Poems Washington Irving, Tales of the Alhambra Andres Neuman, Traveler of the Century Chris Stewart, Driving Over Lemons
They cut down a 300-year-old pomegranate tree
that is registered with the Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitat (TEMA).
This paper discusses the representation of Muslim women by Tariq Ali in Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree