Zanthoxylum nitidum is a species of flowering plant in the citrus family. Common names include shiny-leaf prickly-ash. In Assamese it is known as tez-mui and tejamool. It is also called liang mian zhen.
Z. nitidum is a "morphologically variable" prickly shrub. It is aromatic. It is sometimes a climbing plant. The leaves are made up of several leathery oval leaflets which are up to 12 by 8 centimeters (5 by 3 inches) in size. Flowers, which occur in the leaf axils, have yellow-green petals a few millimeters long. The fruit is a red-brown follicle.
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