Jujube

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Jujube
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Plate from the book Flora de Filipinas
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Ziziphus jujuba, habitus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rhamnaceae
Genus: Ziziphus
Species:
Z. jujuba
Binomial name
Ziziphus jujuba
Synonyms[1]
  • Paliurus mairei H. Lév.
  • Rhamnus jujuba L.
  • Rhamnus soporifera Lour.
  • Rhamnus zizyphus L.
  • Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
  • Ziziphus muratiana Maire
  • Ziziphus nitida Roxb.
  • Ziziphus orthacantha DC.
  • Ziziphus poiretii G.Don nom. illeg.
  • Ziziphus rotundata DC.
  • Ziziphus sativa Gaertn.
  • Ziziphus sinensis Lam.
  • Ziziphus soporifera (Lour.) Stokes
  • Ziziphus tomentosa Poir.
  • Ziziphus trinervia Roth nom. illeg.
  • Ziziphus vulgaris Lam.
  • Ziziphus zizyphus (L.) H.Karst.
Jujube, raw
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Fresh jujube fruit
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 331 kJ (79 kcal)
Carbohydrates 20.23 g
Fat 0.2 g
Protein 1.2 g
Water 77.86 g
Vitamin A equiv. 40 μg (4%)
Thiamine (Vit. B1) 0.02 mg (2%)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2) 0.04 mg (3%)
Niacin (Vit. B3) 0.9 mg (6%)
Vitamin B6 0.081 mg (6%)
Vitamin C 69 mg (115%)
Calcium 21 mg (2%)
Iron 0.48 mg (4%)
Magnesium 10 mg (3%)
Manganese 0.084 mg (4%)
Phosphorus 23 mg (3%)
Potassium 250 mg (5%)
Sodium 3 mg (0%)
Zinc 0.05 mg (1%)
Link to USDA Database entry
Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults.
Source: USDA Nutrient database
Jujube, dried
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Jujube fruit naturally turns red upon drying.
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 1,201 kJ (287 kcal)
Carbohydrates 73.6 g
Fat 1.1 g
Protein 3.7 g
Water 19.7 g
Vitamin A equiv. 0 μg (0%)
Thiamine (Vit. B1) 0.21 mg (16%)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2) 0.36 mg (24%)
Niacin (Vit. B3) 0.5 mg (3%)
Vitamin B6 0 mg (0%)
Vitamin C 13 mg (22%)
Calcium 79 mg (8%)
Iron 1.8 mg (14%)
Magnesium 37 mg (10%)
Manganese 0.305 mg (15%)
Phosphorus 100 mg (14%)
Potassium 531 mg (11%)
Sodium 9 mg (0%)
Zinc 0.19 mg (2%)
Link to USDA Database entry
Percentages are relative to US recommendations for adults.
Source: USDA Nutrient database

Ziziphus jujuba, commonly known as the jujube,[2][3] is a species of Ziziphus. It is in the buckthorn family (Rhamnaceae). It is used mainly as a shade tree which also bears fruit.

References[change | change source]

  1. The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved 24 March 2016
  2. "USDA GRIN Taxonomy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-25. Retrieved 2015-12-02.
  3. sometimes jujuba, red date, Chinese date, Korean date, or Indian date.