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Common name

English: Dwarf Pomegranate

German: Zwerggranatapfel

Mandarin: 石榴 (shi liu)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2557)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2455)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2077)

      Order: Myrtales (76)

        Family: Lythraceae (12) (family description)

          Genus: Punica (2)

           Epithet: granatum (2)

              Variety: nana (L.) Pers.

granatum => filled with kernels

nana => dwarf

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: red, orange

External links

Check for Punica granatum at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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