Common Name: 
Sea Buckthorn

Three to six or more species of deciduous, dioecious trees or shrubs, most parts of which are at least initially scaly- pubescent.  Leaves simple, generally alternate, linear, willow-like.  Flowers borne before leaves on previous year's growth.  Fruit globose, drupe-like, usually orange.  Native to China and Himalayas.
Hippophae: classical Greek name for another plant, possibly prickly spurge (Stearn, 1996)   Hippophae is apparently classical Latin for “shining horse,” the name may have been coined long ago after it was noted that feeding the leaves to horses improved their health and made their coat shiny.