Ziziphus Mill.

First published in Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4.: s.p. (1754)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caprivi Strip, Central African Repu, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Cyprus, Djibouti, East Himalaya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Hainan, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Manchuria, Marquesas, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Paraguay, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Sinai, Society Is., Socotra, Solomon Is., Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Western Sahara, Xinjiang, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Alabama, Arizona, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Brazil North, Bulgaria, California, Cayman Is., Chagos Archipelago, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Florida, France, Georgia, Haiti, Honduras, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Laccadive Is., Leeward Is., Louisiana, Maldives, Marianas, Mauritius, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Romania, Réunion, Southwest Caribbean, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Utah, Uzbekistan, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is., Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Suessenguth in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 20D: 123 (1953).
  • —F.T.A. 1: 379

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gard. Dict. Abridg. ed. 3 (1754).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 2, (1999) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Abbrev. Gard. Dict. [unpaginated] (1754)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China

    • The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images