Simmondsia chinensis is a shrub that grows mostly in dry regions of the world. It is native to Northern Mexico, Argentina, Baja valley in California and Israel. The tree can reach UPTO the height of 9.8ft. The leaves are opposite, elliptical in shape, 1.57 inch long and 1.18 inch broad and are polished dark-green in color. The flowers are small and greenish-yellow in color. Jojoba is mainly cultivated for its oil, extracted from the seeds.