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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles
Recommended citation'Paliurus' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/paliurus/). Accessed 2024-02-26.
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Paliurus spina-christi, Jardin des Plantes, Nantes, August 2019 . Image Razvan Chisu.
A genus of about eight species of spiny shrubs, ranging from S. Europe to E. Asia, allied to Zizyphus, which is a much larger and more widely distributed genus with fleshy fruits.
For all its armour, Paliurus spina-christi is a plant of considerable winter interest. Near Karacaören, Bucak, Turkey. 19th March 2022. Image Tom Christian.
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