Paliurus spina-christi

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Name and publication

Paliurus spina-christi Mill., Gard. Dict. Ed. 8: Paliurus (1768).

Description

Fruits, technically pomes, of Christ’s-thorn are somewhat flat, round, bearing a center that is elevated with wings, 1-2 cm in diameter.

Nativity and distribution

Paliurus spina-christi is native from Eurasia to Africa.

Family

Rhamnaceae