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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:
Name Verified on: 06-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control; shade/shelter
  • Fuels:
  • 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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flore du Cameroun.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  5. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  6. National Academy of Sciences. 1980. Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production
  7. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  9. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  10. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  11. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  12. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.
  13. Zohary, M. et al. 1980-. Conspectus florae orientalis.

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.
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=42295. Accessed 15 July 2019.