What is another word for Genus Paliurus?
5 synonyms found
[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs pˈalɪjˌuːɹəs], [ dʒˈɛnəs pˈalɪjˌuːɹəs], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s p_ˈa_l_ɪ_j_ˌuː_ɹ_ə_s]
Genus Paliurus is a plant species that belongs to the family Rhamnaceae. It has green leaves that are oval in shape and serrated on the edges. The tree bears yellow-green flowers and small fruits that are red or purple when matured. Paliurus is also called Christ's Thorn or Jerusalem Thorn due to its association with the crown of thorns used to mock Jesus Christ. The term "paliurus" means "thorn" in Greek, which accurately describes the plant's physical appearance. Some synonyms for Genus Paliurus include Paliurus aculeatus, Paliurus orientalis, and Paliurus spina-christi. These synonyms describe the same tree species, and they have similar physical characteristics and uses.