Ziziphus


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Related to Ziziphus: Ziziphus jujuba, Sisyphus
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Noun1.Ziziphus - spiny chiefly tropical American and Asiatic shrubs: jujubes
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
buckthorn family, family Rhamnaceae, Rhamnaceae - trees and shrubs usually thorny bearing drupaceous fruit many having medicinal value
jujube, jujube bush, Ziziphus jujuba, Christ's-thorn, Jerusalem thorn - spiny tree having dark red edible fruits
lotus tree, Ziziphus lotus - shrubby deciduous tree of the Mediterranean region
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Juma's bees, for example, depend on the balsam flower (Commiphora gileadensis) in spring, the al Kinar fruit (Ziziphus mauritiana) in summer and the palm tree (Phoenix dactylifera) during the winter and in turn, help pollinate these by design.
From classical poetry collections and the last days of Abbasid-era caliph Harun Al-Rashid, to the Kashan rugs made in Iraq and sold as if from Iran to the Ziziphus tree -- all have witnessed the destruction caused by war.
Due to deforestation of Kekar (Vachellia nilotica, gum Arabic tree) and Bair (Ziziphus mauritiana) in the whole Potohar belt and many areas in Punjab, the per box honey production has been reduced to half.
The trees that are mostly being planted are Moringa (called Al Shioa locally), Acacia tortilis (Al Samar), Prosopis juliflora (Al Gaf), and Ziziphus spina-christi (Al Sidr).
Among all respondents, the most commonly used herbal medicines were black seed (Nigella sativa) (20%), anise (Pimpinella anisum) (13%), olibanum (Boswellia sacra) (12%), ginger (Zingiber officinale) (11%), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) (10%), guava (Psidium guajava) leaf (10%), olive (Olea europaea) oil (9%), thyme (Thymus vulgaris) (6%), chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) (5%), peppermint (Menthapiperita) (5%), clove (Syzygium aromaticum) (5%), turmeric (Curcuma longa) (4%), costus (Saussurea lappa) (4%), sidr (Ziziphus spina-christi) (3%), myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) (3%), Ivy (Hedera helix) (3%), sesame (Sesamum indicum) oil (3%).
Replying to another query, he said during these plantation initiatives, the KP forestry department was promoting Chilghoza (Pine nut) and Deodar in former FATA, also Deodar in Tirah Valley, Acacia in low lying areas, Acacia modesta (Phulai), Ziziphus and olynthus (commercial value plants) in other parts of the province.
Her most memorable experience in Ubay was when she fell from a 'mansanitas' (Ziziphus jujube) tree.
KUWAIT, Jan 13 (KUNA) -- An initiative launched by a Kuwaiti youth succeeded in protecting 'Sidrat Hawally', the oldest Sidr tree (Ziziphus spina-christi) in the country; estimated at 200 years old, against damage.
Stomach contents of four jackals in Rajasthan Indian revealed that diet of jackals mostly consisted of fruits of Ziziphus, with small proportion of beetles and scorpions.
As especies Mimosa tenuiflora, Ziziphus joazeiro, Poincianella pyramidalis, Croton blanchetianus e Myracrodruon urundeuva tiveram o maior valor de uso, entre estas o Croton blanchetianus teve maior valor de importancia e as demais estao entre as dez de maior valor de uso.