Punica granatum (L.)

Common Names

Pomegranate

Description

Pale pink-yellow or bright red, think learthy skin, numerous seeds surrounded by sac of juice, tomato-shaped.

Origin

Europe, Iran, Israel, Middle East, Spain

Comments

Host for fruit files (including Anastrepha spp., Bactrocera spp., & Ceratitis spp.), scale, mealybug, and moths (Torticidae, Pyralidae).


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