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Ziziphus jujuba
Ziziphus jujuba
Fresh jujube fruit
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Ziziphus jujuba

Ziziphus jujuba, commonly known as the jujube,[1][2] is a species of Ziziphus. It is in the buckthorn family (Rhamnaceae). It is used mainly as a shade tree which also bears fruit.

References

  1. "USDA GRIN Taxonomy". http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?42282. 
  2. sometimes jujuba, red date, Chinese date, Korean date, or Indian date.