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Taxon: Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam.

 
Genus: Boscia
Family: Capparaceae
Nomen number: 310613
Place of publication: Tabl. encycl. 1: t. 395. 1793
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Nov-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; vegetable; vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (s.), Egypt (s.e.)
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon (n.w.)
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria (n.), Senegal


References:

  1. Andrews, F. W. The flowering plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. (F Sudan)
  2. Borlaug, N. et al., eds. 2008. Fruits: Aizen (Mukheit) (Lost Crops Afr) 3:189.
  3. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  4. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  5. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  7. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  8. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  9. Migahid, A. M. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 2. (F Saudi)
  10. Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra. (F Arabia)
  11. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  12. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  13. Zohary, M. et al. Conspectus florae orientalis. (L Orient)

Check other web resources for Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. :

  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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?id=310613. Accessed 16 October 2018.