Black Elder / بيلسان /

البلسان / البلسم / بلسآن / خابور / خَمان أسود / خَمان كبير /

Sambucus nigra L.

Edibility and usage

Edibility
Edible
Edible part
  • Fruits
Preparation
  • Jam
Blooming period
April to May
Foraging period
August to September
Seed collection period
October to November
Potential medicinal uses
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Laxative
  • Tonic
  • Vulnerary
  • Diuretic

Description

Perenniality
Perennial
Petal colour
  • White
Leaf type
  • Bipinnate
  • Compound
Life form
  • Phanerophyte shrub
Foliage
Deciduous

Scientifc data

Genus
Sambucus L.
Family
Adoxaceae
Wikidata item
Q22701
GBIF Item
Sambucus nigra L. (2888728)
Conservation status (IUCN)
Least concern

References

  1. عراف، شكري. النباتات في الكتاب المقدس. عكا: مركز الدراسات القروية، 2009.
  2. Temple, Augusta A. Flowers & Trees of Palestine. Society for promoting Christian knowledge, 1929.
  3. Crowfoot, Grace Mary Hood. From Cedar to Hyssop; a Study in the Folklore of Plants in Palestine. London, Sheldon Press; New York and Toronto, The Macmillan Co., 1932.
  4. Zohary, Michael. Flora Palaestina. Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 1972.

Citation

Sambucus nigra L. in Barari platform (2024). Barari Flora Taxonomy. https://barari.org/species/778 accessed via barari.org on 5/26/2024.

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