One of the varieties found in the ecological botanical garden in the Abu Kabir neighborhood of Tel Aviv.
The tree was photographed that day Click for a larger image Translation of the text on the sign
: Greek strawberry tree | قيقب ، قطلب | Arbutus andrachne
Scientific name - Arbutus andrachne | Arabic name - Katalab قيقب ، قطلب
Family - Ericaceae. The bark of the stem is reddish, smooth and shiny, in summer it peels off into curly pages. The leaves are large, elongated and shiny on the upper side and the jug-like flowers. The fruit is juicy, sweet and edible.
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