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Taxon: Argania spinosa (L.) Skeels

 
Genus: Argania
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Sapotoideae
Tribe: Sideroxyleae
Nomen number: 3956
Place of publication: Bull. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 227:28. 1911
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Dec-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 19 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: agroforestry
  • Human food:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide C. R. Ritchie, pers. comm. 2006)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco, Tunisia (s.)


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Spain (s.)


References:

  1. Bouachrine, J. E. 1994. Multipurpose trees and shrubs - focus on the argan tree Agroforest. Today 6(1):11.
  2. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  3. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae. 2001 (L Sapotaceae)
  4. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  5. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  6. Pennington, T. D. The genera of the Sapotaceae. 1991 (Gen Sapot)
  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. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  10. Ritchie, C. R. 2007. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)

Check other web resources for Argania spinosa (L.) Skeels :

  • 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=3956. Accessed 17 November 2018.