Ziziphus jujuba foliage
Dried fruits (azufaifas) in southern Spain of Ziziphus jujuba
Azufaifas from Almería
Ziziphus mauritiana
Ziziphus oenoplia in Shamirpet, Rangareddy district, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Ziziphus oenoplia in Shamirpet, Rangareddy district, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Ziziphus spina-christi
Ziziphus xylopyrus in Hyderabad, India.
Ziziphus xylopyrus in Hyderabad, India.
Ziziphus xylopyrus in Hyderabad, India.
Persian Zizyphus in Iran
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Genus of about 40 species of spiny shrubs and small trees in the buckthorn family, Rhamnaceae, distributed in the warm-temperate and subtropical regions throughout the world.

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Jujube seed
Dried jujube fruits
Jujube date attacked by an insect larva
Foliage at Hyderabad, India
Leaf margin
Fruit cross section

Jujube, sometimes jujuba, known by the scientific name Ziziphus jujuba and also called red date, Chinese date, and Chinese jujube, is a species in the genus Ziziphus in the buckthorn family Rhamnaceae.

Ziziphus mauritiana

Tropical fruit tree species belonging to the family Rhamnaceae.

Fruits at various stages of ripeness, with cracked pit showing the two seeds
Ripe and unripe jujube fruits for sale at the Luangwa Bridge in Zambia.

Ziziphus mauritiana is one of the two Ziziphus species that have considerable horticulture importance, the other being Chinese jujube (Z. jujuba).


Small-to-medium-sized perennial woody plant.

A broom shrub in flower
A rhododendron shrubbery in Sheringham Park
Shrub vegetation (with some cactus) in Webb County, Texas.
Blackthorn shrub (Prunus spinosa) in the Vogelsberg
Hydrangea macrophylla
Winter-flowering Witch-hazel (Hamamelis)
Senecio angulatus, a scrambling shrub by the sea (yellow-flowered).

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Ziziphus nummularia

Ziziphus Nummularia in Behbahan, Iran
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Ziziphus nummularia, commonly known as wild jujube or jhahrberi in Hindi, is a species of Ziziphus native to the Thar Desert of western India and southeastern Pakistan, south Iran, Afghanistan, Lebanon and Zimbabwe.

Ziziphus mistol


Ziziphus mistol or mistol is a spiniferous tree of the family Rhamnaceae, that belongs to genus Ziziphus, natural (and very abundant) of certain areas of Gran Chaco, South America.

Caleta caleta

Species of blue butterfly found in Sulawesi.

"Feeds on the tender leaves of the chorna (Zizyphus rugosa) .... pale green, of the usual woodlouse form, with the head concealed under the second segment. The whole body is more or less pubescent and there is a fringe of longer hairs on each side."

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An illustration from Lewis Carroll's 1865 novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, depicting the fictional protagonist, Alice, playing a fantastical game of croquet.

Lotus tree: a plant in Greek mythology bearing a fruit that caused a pleasant drowsiness. It may have been real (a type of jujube (perhaps Ziziphus lotus) or the date palm).

Tarucus ananda

Small butterfly found in India that belongs to the lycaenids or blues family.

"Like that of Castalius ananda feeds only on the parenchyma of the leaf .... It is of the usual woodlouse form, slightly flattened head concealed in the second segment; surface more or less rough; a fringe of long white bristles all round with an erected ridge of similar bristles along the back from the second segment; those on the 3rd and 7th segments and the last two much longer than the others; those on the 2nd segment very few, short and black. It has a conspicuous gland on the 12th segment, and is attended by small species of ants of the genus Crematogaster. Its colour is pale green, the dorsal portion of the 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th and last two segments being dark brown, while the centre segments are almost yellow with a darker dorsal line. We found it feeding on Zizyphus xylopyrus and also on Loranthus, where it was attended by Crematogaster ants."

Chandimandir Cantonment

Military cantonment of the Indian Army located in Panchkula district at the foot of the Sivalik Hills adjoining Panchkula city in Haryana.

The front gate of Chandi Mandir which lies within Chandimandir Cantonment in Panchkula district of Haryana.
Chandimandir Railway Station

The trees are mostly kikar (Acacia), with Zizyphus berry bushes in the undergrowth.

Vallanadu Wildlife Sanctuary

Protected area of Tamil Nadu in South India created for the protection of blackbuck antelope.

Female Indian elephant and calf, Mudumalai

Dalbergia horrida (see Dalbergia), Dichrostachys cinerea, Vachellia horrida, Acacia planifrons, Albizia amara, Zizyphus sp.