Salvadora Garcin ex L.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Africa, Arabian Peninsula, Indian Subcontinent.

[FZ]

Salvadoraceae, A. R. Vickery. Flora Zambesiaca 7:1. 1983

Morphology General Habit
Glabrous or pubescent, unarmed shrubs or small trees, often scrambling.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers bisexual, small, in axillary or terminal panicles.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx campanulate, 4–toothed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla campanulate; lobes imbricate, shortly joined at base, elliptic, obtuse.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, inserted at base or middle of corolla tube.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk of 4 glands alternating with the stamens, or absent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary 1–locular; style short, columnar; stigma subpeltate or broadly truncate; ovule erect, solitary.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a globose drupe.

[FTEA]

Salvadoraceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1968

Morphology General Habit
Glabrous or pubescent unarmed trees or shrubs, often scrambling
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers hermaphrodite, small, numerous, sessile or pedicellate in axillary or terminal panicles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx campanulate, 4-toothed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla campanulate; lobes imbricate, elliptic, obtuse, shortly joined at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, inserted at the base or middle of the corolla-tube
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk consisting of 4 glands alternating with the stamens or absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary 1-locular; style shortly columnar or almost obsolete; stigma subpeltate or broadly truncate; ovule erect, solitary
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a globose drupe.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Trees or shrubs, unarmed, often scrambling
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers bisexual, sessile or pedicellate, in axillary or terminal panicles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 4-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 4, shortly united at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, inserted on corolla near the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk absent or represented by small glands between the filaments
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary 1-celled, with a solitary ovule
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a drupe.
Distribution
Genus of about five species ranging from Africa and Arabia to India and China.

Native to:

Aldabra, Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Burkina, Caprivi Strip, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Mozambique Channel I, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Cameroon

Salvadora Garcin ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7530], Bangladesh K001127449 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7530], Bangladesh K001127450 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132388 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132815 Yes

First published in Sp. Pl.: 122 (1753)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Sleumer in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 20B: 238 (1942).
  • —F.T.A. 4, 1: 23

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Sp. Pl. 1: 122 (1753).

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 58 (1754)
  • Sp. PI.: 122 (1753)

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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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