Last Updated on September 29, 2018 by Naeem Javid Muhammad Hassani
Location: Found wild in Zhob and an important fruit crop of Northern Balochistan. In Pakistan pomegranate grows wild from 1000-2000 m, throughout the western range, (Baluchistan, N. & S. Waziristan, NWFP, Kurram, Dir, Chitral); grows gregariously on dry limestone soils in the salt range and in the Hazara, becoming scarce further east. Also found in the Kashmir and Himalayan areas.
Local (Urdu) name: Anaar انار
English Name: Pomegranate
Courtesy: Flora of Balochistan – Pakistan
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