Taxon: Ziziphus jujuba Mill.

 
Genus: Ziziphus
Family: Rhamnaceae
      Tribe: Paliureae
Nomen number: 42282
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Ziziphus no. 1. 1768, nom. cons.
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) against the homotypic synonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) Ziziphus zizyphus (L.) H. Karst., nom. rej.
Name Verified on: 19-Aug-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 124 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide F Iraq; F USSR; Dict Econ Pl; Ency CNatIn)
  • Fuels: potential as fuelwood (fide Phytologia 85:106.)
  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World; as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_47.html,)
  • Materials: chemicals (source of cyclic peptide alkaloids fide Acta Hort. 390:161. 1995)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range obscure owing to extensive cult.

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Zhejiang, - Fujian, - Henan, - Hebei, - Hunan, - Hubei, - Gansu, - Jiangxi, - Jiangsu, - Guangdong, - Guizhou, - Liaoning, - Shanxi, - Shandong, - Shaanxi, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Nei Monggol, - Guangxi, - Ningxia, - Xinjiang

  • Cultivated:

  • Africa

    • : Africa; Europe; North America; South America
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • : Africa; Europe; North America; South America
  • Northern America

    • : Africa; Europe; North America; South America
  • Southern America

    • : Africa; Europe; North America; South America

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