Grape


Grape

Plants Identity


Scientific Name

Vitis vinifera L.

Arabic name(s)

Inab / Enab

English name(s)

Grape

Order

Vitales

Family

Vitaceae

Genus

Vitis L.

Species

Vitis vinifera L.

Subspecies

Variety

Growth form

Grape is a deciduous climber shrub or tree.

Plant’s Description

Ecology (Habitat)& distribution

Vitis is one of the most widespread plants in the Mediterranean region.

Geographic distribution

Plant’s Citations in the Holy Qur’an

The word Inab "grape" and its derivatives are mentioned 11 times in the Holy Qur’an. Allah the Most Sublime Says; “And in the earth are tracts (diverse though) neighbouring, and gardens of vines and fields sown with corn, and palm trees - growing out of single roots or otherwise: watered with the same water, yet some of them We make more excellent than others to eat. Behold, verily in these things there are signs for those who understand!” Surat Ar-Raad, verse#4

Other Citations for the plant in the Holy Qur’an

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

Raisins (Zabib); the dried grape is mentioned in Hadith. Narrated by Abu Said Al-Khudri: We used to give one Sa’ of meal or one Sa’ of barley or one Sa’ of dates, or one Sa’ of cottage cheese or one Sa’ of Raisins (dried grapes) as Zakat-ul-Fitr. Sahih Al Bukhari, book of obligatory charity tax after Ramadaan

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

History of the Plant


Stories about the plant in Holy Qur’an

Stories about the plant in Sunnah

The plant in the Arabic Literature

Etymology

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Functional Uses


Uses

Foods

Products

Fruits

Traditional Uses

Services

Environment

Medicinal uses

Constituents (Chemical composition)

Side Effects

Other Uses

Cultivation (Agriculture)


Cultivation History

Cultivars and Varieties

Growth and propagation

Tree management

Pests and diseases

Harvesting & Yield

References