The etymology of the tree's name is possibly from its French common name, Arbre de Judée - "tree of Judea" - the region in which the Judas tree grows.
Christ's Thorn Jujube is a branching thorny tree of Sudanian origin. In Israel, you can find both them both natural and planted.
The Atlantic pistacia is a major component of Israeli natural landscapes. It is one of the most drought-resistant of Israel’s native woodland trees