Eastern Strawberry-tree / قاتل ابيه / قطلب / قيقب /

أَجْدَرْخان / القاتل / قَطْلَب عُثكولي /

Arbutus andrachne L.

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Edibility and usage

Edibility
Delicious
Edible part
  • Fruits
Preparation
  • Jam
  • Raw
Blooming period
March to April
Foraging period
September to December
Seed collection period
November to December
Potential medicinal uses
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Vulnerary

Description

Perenniality
Perennial
Petal colour
  • White
  • Yellow
Leaf type
  • Entire
Life form
  • Tree

Scientifc data

Genus
Arbutus
Family
Ericaceae
Wikidata item
Q938579
GBIF Item
Arbutus andrachne L. (4170901)
Conservation status (IUCN)
Least concern

References

  1. Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2022-08-31. <temperate.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Arbutus+andrachne>
  2. Al Sheikh, B. (2019). Checklist and Ecological Data Base of Wild Plants of the West Bank - Palestine (Arabic).
  3. Sattout E., Zahreddine H. (2013). Native Trees of Lebanon and Neighboring Countries: A Guidebook for Professionals and Amateurs. Beirut: Notre Dame University - Louaize Press.
  4. Arbutus andrachne L. in GBIF Secretariat (2021). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2022-03-24.
  5. Zohary, Michael. Flora Palaestina. Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 1972.
  6. Temple, Augusta A. Flowers & Trees of Palestine. Society for promoting Christian knowledge, 1929.
  7. عراف، شكري. الأرض، الأنسان، والجهد. الجليل: جليل للتجليد، 1993.
  8. Fernley-Pearson, Thomas. Agroforestry for Palestine. Bustan Qaraaqa Publications, 2010.
  9. Zohary, Michael. “A Vegetation Map of Western Palestine.” The Journal of Ecology, 1947, 1–19.

Citation

Arbutus andrachne L. in Barari platform (2023). Barari Flora Taxonomy. https://barari.org/species/468 accessed via barari.org on 3/29/2023.

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