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Jujube, Indian

Aprin, Dunks

Rhamnaceae Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.

Source: Magness et al. 1971

Tropical evergreen shrub or tree 10 to 40 feet in height. The orange to brown fruit is rounded or oblong in outline, and 0.5 to 1 inch in length. A layer of edible pulp surrounds the seed.

Last update June 9, 1997 by aw