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Elaeagnus angustifolia

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Elaeagnus angustifolia

Family: Elaeagnaceae.

Description & Location: A Tree cultivated in Balochistan and wild in Kashmir. Also native to Chitral and has great medicinal values. Native to western and central Asia, Afghanistan, from southern Russia and Kazakhstan to Turkey, Iran, and parts of Pakistan.

Local (Urdu) name: Sanjit. Other Names: Russian olive, Sinjid, Sinzali, Sinjoore, Sinzlai.

Picture location: Dargai Zakhpel District Loralai. 1700 m.

Elaeagnus angustifolia

Courtesy: Flora of Balochistan – Pakistan

Naeem Javid Muhammad Hassani is working as Conservator of Forests in Balochistan Forest & Wildlife Department (BFWD). He is the CEO of Tech Urdu ( Forestrypedia (, All Pak Notifications (, Essayspedia, etc & their YouTube Channels). He is an Environmentalist, Blogger, YouTuber, Developer & Vlogger.

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