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IBSARESDUAmerican University of Beirut
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English Name
Carob
Scientific Name
Ceratonia siliqua
Arabic Name
خروب
Transliteration
Kharrûb
Description
Evergreen, 5-10 m long tree, with thick trunk and strong branching canopy. Stems and branches woody, strong with smooth brownish bark. Leaves one pinnate with 2-4 cm , leathery dark green leaflets. Fruits are carried along the woody stem, 5-15 cm long
Seasonality
Fruits: September-November
Locality
N/A
Habitat
Natural deciduous forest of low altitudes. Often used as roadside and Garden trees.
Medical Properties
N/A
Edible Portions
Only fruits are eaten row or used in various recipes of producing sweet dishes or as a drink
MOC
***See Recipe
Family
Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Compounds
Therapeutic Uses
recipes
Carob drink
 
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