Taxon: Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf.

 
Genus: Ziziphus
Family: Rhamnaceae
Tribe: Paliureae
Nomen number: 42295
Place of publication: Fl. atlant. 1:201. 1798 Jun (Willd., Sp. pl. 1:1105. 1798 July)
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 06-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-1998
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Environmental: shade/shelter ()
  • Fuels: fuelwood ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan (e.), Egypt, [Sinai] Iran (s.), Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.w.), Pakistan


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  5. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  6. National Academy of Sciences Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production. 1980 (Firewood Cr)
  7. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  10. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  11. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  12. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)
  13. Zohary, M. et al. Conspectus florae orientalis. (L Orient)

Check other web resources for Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?42295. Accessed 21 April 2018.