Salvadora persica – Famine Foods

Salvadora persica


India (Rajasthan, western): ripe fruit eaten raw.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Rajasthan (western), Jaisalmer (tree): Jal, Khara Jal ; (fruit): Pillu, Grape of the Desert
Soil type favored by tree: medium to heavy saline soils of alluvial plains.

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