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Botanical name

Ziziphus mucronata

Plant Care



Common name(s)

Buffalo thorn



Tree bears beautiful, glossy green leaves.

Uses in landscape design

Suitable for medium to large gardens.
Indigenous gadening (South Africa) , Large gardens


Bears brown berries that are eaten by birds as well as people.


Uses:: Cullinary: yes Medicinal: Cultural: Commercial: Cosmetics: Other Uses: Part Used: Attracts: Features:

Wildlife attractions


Interesting info

Fruits eaten by people and birds.

Other languages

Blinkblaar-wag-’n-bietjie (A) Umphafa (Z, X) Mokgalo (NS)

Tree bears beautiful, glossy green leaves.

Ziziphus mucronata

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