Zanthoxylum armatum, Zanthoxylum alatum, Z. planispinum, Winged Prickly Ash, Sichuan Pepper, Nepali Prickly Ash, Timur Prickly Ash, Tejabala, Tumburu, 竹叶花椒, zhu ye hua jiao

Zanthoxylum armatum, Zanthoxylum alatum, Z. planispinum, Winged Prickly Ash, Sichuan Pepper, Nepali Prickly Ash, Timur Prickly Ash, Tejabala, Tumburu, 竹叶花椒, zhu ye hua jiao is a spiny deciduous shrub in the rue family native to East and Southeast Asia, and China. It is naturalized in Argentina (where these images were taken), as well as the Caucasus. The whole dried fruits and seeds are traded as Sichuan pepper. Fruits are used in India and China as a condiment.

Email: sfoster@stevenfoster.com, or call +1-479-253-2629 for licensing terms and fees. All images © Copyright Steven Foster. Thank you!