Elaeagnus angustifolia L., Sp. Pl.: 121 (1753) (syn: Elaeagnus angustifolia var. biebersteiniana Kuntze; Elaeagnus angustifolia var. normalis Kuntze; Elaeagnus angustifolia subsp. orientalis (L.) Soják; Elaeagnus angustifolia var. orientalis (L.) Kuntze; Elaeagnus angustifolia var. spinosa (L.) Kuntze; Elaeagnus argentea Moench; Elaeagnus caspica (Sosn.) Grossh.; Elaeagnus dactyliformis Schltdl.; Elaeagnus erivanensis Fisch. ex Schltdl.; Elaeagnus hortensis M.Bieb.; Elaeagnus hortensis var. dactyliformis Loudon; Elaeagnus hortensis var. orientalis (L.) Loudon; Elaeagnus hortensis var. songarica Bernh. ex Schltdl.; Elaeagnus igda (Servett.) Tzvelev; Elaeagnus incana Lam.; Elaeagnus inermis Mill.; Elaeagnus litoralis (Servett.) Kozlowsk.; Elaeagnus orientalis L.; Elaeagnus oxycarpa Schltdl.; Elaeagnus oxycarpa var. microcarpa (Servett.) Tzvelev; Elaeagnus songarica (Bernh. ex Schltdl.) Schltdl.; Elaeagnus songarica var. kozlovskajae Tzvelev; Elaeagnus spinosa L.; Elaeagnus tifliensis Vis.; Elaeagnus tomentosa Moench; Elaeagnus turcomanica Kozlowsk.);
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E. Europe to Temp. Asia: Afghanistan, Altay, Assam, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China Southeast, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Lebanon-Syria, Manchuria, Mongolia, Myanmar, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Qinghai, South European Russi, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Xinjiang; Introduced into: Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Arizona, Austria, Baltic States, Bermuda, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, District of Columbia, France, Greece, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Iraq, Italy, Kansas, Kentucky, Kriti, Krym, Louisiana, Madeira, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Morocco, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Spain, Tennessee, Texas, Tunisia, Turkey-in-Europe, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming as per POWO;
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Common name: Russian Olive, Silver berry, Oleaster, Wild olive • Ladakhi: སརསིང Sarsing
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Elaeagnus angustifolia- Nubra, Ladakh:
In the hotel, in Hunder, in Nubra, Ladakh, on 16.6.22.


Underutilized fruit crop of temperate region…… Oleaster or ghain. Fruit edible or made into making bear.


 

 


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References:

POWO  Catalogue of Life  Flora of China  Flora of Pakistan  FOP illustration  Pan India Bouquets  Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal
Oleaster (Elaeagnus angustifolia L.): A less known multiple utility plant of cold arid high altitude region of India

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