Russian Olive / الزيزفون السوري /

الزيتون الروسي / خلاف ضيق الأوراق /

Elaeagnus angustifolia L.

Edibility and usage

Edibility
Delicious
Edible part
  • Fruits
Preparation
  • Cooked
  • Raw
Blooming period
April to June
Foraging period
September to November
Seed collection period
November to January
Potential medicinal uses
  • Alterative
  • Anti-spasmodic
  • Nervine
  • Vulnerary

Description

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

Scientifc data

Genus
Elaeagnus L.
Family
Elaeagnaceae
Wikidata item
Q157969
GBIF Item
Elaeagnus angustifolia L. (3039269)
Conservation status (IUCN)
Least concern

References

  1. Elaeagnus angustifolia L. in GBIF Secretariat (2021). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2022-06-08.
  2. Barstow, M. 2017. Elaeagnus angustifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T62002626A62002628. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T62002626A62002628.en. Accessed on 08 June 2022.
  3. Edible Wild Food. Elaeagnus angustifolia L. (2022, June 08).

Citation

Elaeagnus angustifolia L. in Barari platform (2024). Barari Flora Taxonomy. https://barari.org/species/811 accessed via barari.org on 5/26/2024.

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