Taxon: Zygophyllum fabago L.

Genus: Zygophyllum
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Subfamily: Zygophylloideae
Nomen number: 42321
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:385. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Sep-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Rep NCEPPC)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • Middle Asia: Turkmenistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan ; Iran ; Iraq ; Israel ; Jordan ; Lebanon ; Syria ; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Southeastern Europe: Romania

  • Naturalized


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Beier, B. A. et al. 2003. Phylogenetic relationships and taxonomy of subfamily Zygophylloideae (Zygophyllaceae) based on molecular and morphological data Pl. Syst. Evol. 240:33.
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. 1995 (unpublished draft) (Rep NCEPPC)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  • Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  • Rollins, R. C. & I. A. Al-Shehbaz 1986. Weeds of south-west Asia in North America with special reference to the Cruciferae Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 89B:298.
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

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