Zygophyllales, plants that make a virtue out of necessity …

Many products that act as substitutes for other things come from Zygophyllales: Desert dates as a substitute for dates, or Zygophyllum buds instead of capers. The Tribulus strengthens the male erection, the roots of the Krameria produce tannins, and the Gujak tree provides resin and wood. The order of Zygophyllum plants consists of two families and about 300 species.