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Growing Ziziphus mauritiana and Moringa oleifera in Greece…

I’m experimenting with growing two unconventional tropical/sub-tropical trees in Greece, Moringa olieifera and Ziziphus mauritiana. I’ve posted some initial photos below and will update as time goes by… Below is […]

Boraginaceae, Cordia myxa (Syn. C. dichotoma), Assyrian plum, لسوڑا, Lasura – Chios, Greece

Common names include: لسوڑا, Lasura, Assyrian Plum, Pidar, Panugeri, Naruvilli, Geduri, Spistan, and Burgund dulu wanan. The Assyrian plum is a tree of tropical and subtropical regions, native to India, […]

Anacardiaceae, Pistacia lentiscus, Mastic tree – Chios Island, Greece

Pistacia lentiscus is a member of the Anacardiaceae family, relative of such well-known food crops as Mango, Cashew and Pistachio. P. lentiscus is a shrub or tree that grows in […]

Arecaceae, Washingtonia filifera – Zappio park, Athens, Greece

I took these photos of massive, old Washingtonia filifera palms growing in Zappio park, Athens (just off Syntagma square and Parliament). The tree is native to California and other parts […]