sea-buckthorns (Hippophae L.) are deciduous shrubs in the genus Hippophae,
family Elaeagnaceae. The name sea-buckthorn is hyphenated here to avoid
confusion with the buckthorns (Rhamnus, family Rhamnaceae). It is also referred
to as "sea buckthorn", seabuckthorn, sandthorn or seaberry. It is known in
different languages as: Shaji (Chinese), Duindoorn (Dutch), Sanddorn (German),
Olivello Spinoso (Italian), Oblepicha (Russian), Tyrni (Finnish), Espino de Mar,
Falso Espino, Espino Amarillo (Spanish), Havtorn (Swedish).