A genus of prickly shrubs or small trees, the bark and rots of which are of a deep yellow color; prickly ash.
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Zanthoxylum (including genus Fagara) is a genus of about 250 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs in the citrus or rue family, Rutaceae, native to warm temperate and subtropical areas worldwide. It is the type genus of the tribe Zanthoxyleae in the subfamily Rutoideae. Several of the species have yellow heartwood, to which their generic name alludes. The fruit of several species is used to make the spice Sichuan pepper. They are also used as bonsai trees. Historically, the bark was used in traditional medicine. Common names include "prickly ash" and "Hercules club".
Zanthoxylum americanum, the common prickly-ash, common pricklyash, common prickly ash or northern prickly-ash (also sometimes called toothache tree, yellow wood, or suterberry), is an aromatic shrub or small tree native to central and eastern portions of the United States and Canada. It is the northernmost New World species in the citrus family, Rutaceae, and is the type species in its genus, which includes sichuan pepper. It can grow to 10 meters (33 ft) tall with a diameter at breast height (DBH) of 15 cm (5.9 in). It produces membranous leaflets and axillary flower clusters. The wood is not commercially valuable, but oil extracts from the bark have been used in traditional and alternative medicine, and have been studied for antifungal and cytotoxic properties. The genus name is sometime
in Europe and North America. The type species, originally called Podophacidium terrestre Niessl, is currently known as Podophacidium xanthomelum.
Xanthogalum is a botanical genus of the family Apiaceae.
Anthonomus xanthoxyli is a species of true weevil in the beetle family Curculionidae. It is found in North America.
Diorymeropsis xanthoxyli is a species of flower weevil in the beetle family Curculionidae. It is found in North America.
Zygobarella xanthoxyli is a species of flower weevil in the beetle family Curculionidae. It is found in North America.
Flindersia xanthoxyla is an Australian rainforest tree in the citrus family. It is known
seeds. The tree has also been called Z. macrophyllum. The genus name is sometimes spelled Xanthoxylum.
in Queensland down to Glenmore in New South Wales. The adult beetles are attracted to light and have been collected on Geijera parviflora and Flindersia xanthoxyla.