Taxon: Punica granatum L.

 
Genus: Punica
Family: Lythraceae
Nomen number: 30372
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:472. 1753
Name Verified on: 10-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Feb-1995
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 498 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support (fide Dict Gard)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Human food: beverage base (fide F Iraq)
  • Human food: fruit (fide F Iraq)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Uncertain:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia

  • Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Russian Federation - Dagestan
    • Middle Asia: Tajikistan; Turkmenistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Himachal Pradesh, - Jammu and Kashmir, - Uttar Pradesh

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

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Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image