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Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf.

Synonyms

Girtanneria spina-christi, Rhamnus divaricata, Rhamnus nabeca, Rhamnus recta, Rhamnus spina-christi, Ziziphus africana, Ziziphus heterogenea, Ziziphus iroensis, Ziziphus napeca, Ziziphus sonorensis, Ziziphus sphaerocarpa, Ziziphus spinosa

Common names

Areen, Christ's Thorn Jujube, Sidra tree

Extract from Wikipedia article

Ziziphus spina-christi, the Christ's Thorn Jujube, is an evergreen tree native to northern and tropical Africa and southern and Western Asia. It grows in Israel in valleys up to an elevation of 500m.[+]

LinkFrightened calico cat sitting on sidra tree (Ziziphus spina-christi) near Central Fish Market, Abu Hamour area. Doha, Qatar, March 8, 2013
Location on mapsHaloul St, Doha, Qatar
LinkLarge sidra tree (Ziziphus spina-christi) on Al Khattabi Street, Al Doha Al Jadeeda area. Doha, Qatar, June 1, 2013
Location on mapsAl Khattabi Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkSidra tree (Ziziphus spina-christi) with apple like fruits at Sikkat Al Hanan, Najma area. Doha, Qatar, June 7, 2013
Location on mapsAl Khalidiya Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFruits of Christ's Thorn Jujube (Sidra tree, Ziziphus spina-christi) collected near Dareen Tower in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, February 1, 2014
LinkFlowers of Christ's Thorn Jujube (Sidra tree, Ziziphus spina-christi) collected near Dareen Tower in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, February 1, 2014
Location on mapsMajlis Al Taawon Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkClose up of a flower of Christ's Thorn Jujube (Sidra tree, Ziziphus spina-christi) collected near Dareen Tower in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, February 1, 2014
Location on mapsMajlis Al Taawon Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkSword Roundabout with sidra trees (Ziziphus spina-christi) from Al Nada Street in Al Doha Al Jadeeda area. Doha, Qatar, March 21, 2014
Location on mapsAl Nada Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFallen fruits (Kanar) of Christ's Thorn Jujube (sidra tree, Ziziphus spina-christi) in Irkhaya Farms. South-western Qatar, March 29, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Road, Qatar
LinkFruits (Kanar) of Christ's Thorn Jujube (sidra tree, Ziziphus spina-christi) in Irkhaya Farms. South-western Qatar, March 29, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Road, Qatar
LinkFlowers of Christ's Thorn Jujube (Sidra tree, Ziziphus spina-christi) on Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 17, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkTwig with flowers of Christ's Thorn Jujube (Sidra tree, Ziziphus spina-christi) taken from Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 17, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkShoot of Christ's Thorn Jujube (Sidra tree, Ziziphus spina-christi) on Al Istiqlal Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, May 5, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkThorn Jujube (Sidra tree, Ziziphus spina-christi) near Al Sham Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, October 20, 2014
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkSidra tree (Ziziphus spina-christi) with fruits on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. South-western Qatar, March 5, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar

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