Balanites Delile

First published in Descr. Egypte, Hist. Nat. 2(Mém.): 221 (1813), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Africa to Myanmar. It grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cameroon, Caprivi Strip, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Palestine, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Azores, Cape Verde, Dominican Republic, Netherlands Antilles

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Engl. in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 19A: 179 (1931).
  • —F.T.A. 1: 314

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Descr. Egypt., Hist. Nat. 2: 221 (1813) nom. conserv.

Flora of Somalia

  • Cuf. Enum.: 365–367 (1956)
  • Fl. Eth. 3: 433–436 (1990).
  • Flora Somalia, Vol 2, (1999) Author: by M. J. S. Sands & M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Sands in Kew Bull. 38: 40 (1983), 56: 1–128 (2001).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Descr. Egypte, Hist. Nat. 2: 221, t. 28, 1 (1813)
  • Sands in K.B. 56: 1–128 (2001)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • 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
  • 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