genus Ziziphus

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Noun1.genus 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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The genus Ziziphus (family Rhamnaceae) has more than 135 species, of which 2 are native of Iran.
The genus Ziziphus belong to the Rhamnaceae family consists of 100 species of evergreen or deciduous trees or shrubs distributed in tropical and subtropical regions of the world.