Plant Profile: Pomegranate – The Jewel of the Orchard

The pomegranate, scientifically known as Punica granatum, is also commonly referred to as the "fruit of paradise." This deciduous shrub is renowned for its juicy, seed-filled arils. Classification Kingdom: Plantae Family: Lythraceae Genus: Punica Species: P. granatum Origin and Distribution Originally from the region spanning modern-day Iran to northern India,…

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