Olea europaea


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Record Summary

Plant Information

  • Scientific Name: Olea europaea
  • Common Name: Olive
  • Description: A small tree that is native to the Mediterranean, Asia, and Africa; bears a small stone fruit
  • Duke's Flora

Diagnostic Compounds

Name Formula Additional Info
Azelaic acid C9H16O4 Duke's NIST
Oleic acid C18H34O2 Duke's NIST

Products Made with this Plant

Name Alternate Name Plant Part Ancient References
Olive oil fruit