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Balanites aegyptiacus (L.) Delile var. aegyptiacus
Family : Balanitaceae
Family (APGIII) : ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Descr. Egypte, Hist. Nat. 221. t. 28. f. 1 (1813)
Information on the genus : Balanites
Basionym : Ximenia aegyptiaca L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ximenia aegyptiaca L. (1753)
 Agialid aegyptiaca (L.) Adans. (1763)
 Balanites aegyptiacus (L.) Delile (1813)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Myrobalanus chebulus Vesling
=Balanites fischeri Mildbr. & Schltr. (1913)
=Balanites suckertii Chiov. (1935)
=Balanites zizyphoides Mildbr. & Schltr. (1913)
=Agialida arabica Tiegh. (1906)
=Balanites arabica (Tiegh.) Blatt. (1919)
=Agialida latifolia Tiegh. (1906)
=Balanites latifolia (Tiegh.) Chiov. (1932)
=Agialid membranacea Tiegh. (1906)
=Agialid abyssinica Tiegh. (1906)
=Agialida cuneifolia Tiegh. (1906)
=Agialida nigra Tiegh. (1906)
=Agialida schimperi Tiegh. (1906)
=Agialida barteri Tiegh. (1906)
=Agialida chevalieri Tiegh. (1906)
=Agialida glomerata Tiegh. (1906)
=Agialida tombouctensis Tiegh. (1906)
=Agialida palestinaca Tiegh. (1906)
=Agialida abyssinica Tiegh. (1906)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 1.5 - 12 m.in states: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (2003). Flora of Tropical East Africa Balanitaceae: 6-8
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 85 (1986).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1:
  • Kew Bull. 56[1]: 59 (2001)
  • Kew Bull. 56[1]: 51-63 (2001)
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 172 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 27: C.1984, 217 (1936) 
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 4: 1060 (1941). 
  • OZENDA, P. & P. QUÉZEL (1956). Les Zygophyllacées de l'Afrique du Nord et du Sahara. Trav. Inst. Rech. Sahar. 14: 81
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 2: 591 (1963).
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1976). Flora of Libya. 38: 3
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 31 (2000).
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 397
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (2007). Flore Pratique du Maroc [vol.2] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 2: 264
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 7062
 
Record n°7062 modified 2008-03-25
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