- Scientific name: Ziziphus jujube- Indian Jujbe (Illandai pazam –Tamil, Bayr- Hindi)
- Place of origin: South Asia.
- Description: Small tree growing to 12m covered with thorns, small flowers bearing small date like drupes tasting like apples.
- Grow best: Easy to grow. In full sun light, any well-drained soil.
- Use: Nutritious fruit rich in vitamins and used in Ayurveda. The fruit with seed are also pounded, shaped into patties and dried.