Ziziphus yunnanensis C.K.Schneid.
Ziziphus incurva is a spiny, evergreen tree, sometimes more a large shrub; it can grow up to 15 metres tall[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
E. Asia - northern India, Nepal, Bhutan, southwest China, Myanmar, Thailand.
Open places, scrubland; at elevations from 800 - 1,900 metres[
]. Mixed forests; at elevations from 1,000 - 2,500 metres[
Fruit - raw or cooked[
]. The red-brown, subglobose or globose-ellipsoid fruit is around 10 - 12mm long and 8 - 11mm wide, containing 1 - 2 seeds[
Seed (or the partially dried fruits) - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a partially shaded position in a nursery seedbed. A low germination rate can usually be expected, with the seed sprouting within 60 - 80 days[
Division of root suckers[
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